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Re: eSpeak command not emitting sound after disabling pulse audio


Reece Dunn schrieb am 24.10.2013,  9:21 +0100:
>On 24 October 2013 09:09, Sebastian Humenda <shumenda@gmx.de> wrote:
>> I have used the command suggested in the wiki to disable pulseaudio:
>> dpkg-divert --add --rename /usr/share/alsa/pulse-alsa.conf
>> Now, running commands like
>>     espeak "Hello World"
>> does not work anymore. How can I configure eSpeak to use ALSA? I didn't find a
>> command-line option to do so.
>The eSpeak binary only supports pulseaudio or portaudio. IIUC,
>portaudio should work with ALSA. To enable portaudio, make needs to be
>invoked with either |AUDIO=runtime| (pulseaudio or portaudio) or
So if I don't want to use pulseaudio due to BRLTTY, I'm forced to recompile
eSpeak? Not a nice solution.

Thanks for the hint
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