Re: HELP: Debug gnome-speech hang
I've just tried orca/upstream 2.17.4 on gnome/sid (2.14.3), with
python-pyorbit/experimental. AFAIK, gnome-speech didn't hang, but
orca is... very unstable. Also this page mentions that
synthesis-drivers can hang.
I've installed libgnome-speech3-dev to run test-speech: yes, it hangs
when entering 'all' to choose a locale. If I put "1" without asking
"all", it finds no voices; if I put "all", it speaks voices specs and
then my CPU tries to burn itself...
Before digging (down...) the ORB, I rather suspect
festival_createSpeaker function defined in
is a callback for GNOME_Speech_SynthesisDriver_createSpeaker called in
Did you get the problem with python-pyorbit/sid too ?
Mario Lang <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> For some to me totally unknown reason gnome-speech
> (in particular, the festival-synthesis-driver binary) hangs with
> 100% CPU load whenever I try to invoke a gnome-speech app
> on two machines of mine, both running Debian Sid (one is amd64, the otehr
> is i386). This used to work, I know!
> For instance, I call "orca --setup" in a terminal, which
> hangs, since it apparently tries to use gnome-speech, which in turn,
> Can anyone please test if they can get gnome-speech to
> work on their debian machine, and report back with results?
> Besides, everything you can figure out to further pin this bug
> down would be highly welcome.
> Skimming the news entries for newer gnome-speech versions,
> I can not find anything that reads like being relevant.
> Anyone with some CORBA-fu?
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