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Bug#684473: Debian Wheezy software speech installer missing the hungarian language

Package: debian-installer

Hammer Attila, le Fri 10 Aug 2012 07:20:17 +0200, a écrit :
> Unfortunately the hungarian language is missing. Possible adding the
> hungarian language with the language choose list?

It's not so simple. Hungarian and a lot other languages are not in
the list because for being able to speak, the installer has to use a
text-only console, which has limited text output capacities, and it is
notably not able to emit all Hungarian letters because it currently
lacks the latin2 parts.

That being said, it would be possible to have 8859-1 and 8859-2 fonts on
the CDs, to be loaded when a language is selected (as well as -3, -4,
etc.). It would permit to enable quite a few more spoken language (about

That however requires some work, room on the images, and discussion,
I don't know if we'll have time for that before the release which is
already very close.

> For example now the default Espeak voice in software speech is
> english. If I future choosing hungarian language when added the list,
> I will be now hear hungarian texts with english Espeak voice.

See the Beta1 announcement mail: the switch is currently broken and will
be fixed in beta2 (#682313).


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