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Bug#854295: brltty-espeak: crashes while emitting speech


Samuel Thibault schrieb am 08.02.2017, 23:49 +0100:
>Sebastian Humenda, on Sun 05 Feb 2017 21:02:37 +0100, wrote:
>> I'm not sure whether the issue is actually in BRLTTY or espeak-ng, but
>> I couldn't encounter any issues while using speech-dispatcher with
>> espeak-ng yet.
>Ok.  I'm afraid that might be an issue with the way BRLTTY uses espeak
>and espeak-ng behaves: BRLTTY sets a callback, but espeak-ng calls it
>from its own thread, which may pose some unexpected issues.  Could you
>try the attached patch?
I've applied the patch and BRLTTY still runs fine. It's a bug which occurs
irregularly, so it's hard to tell whether the issue is fixed.

>It may cripple BRLTTY functionalities a bit, but at least potentially make it
>more robust for Stretch, and we'll have a closer look upstream.
What exactly do you mean by "cripple"?


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