[Grml] Speakup and non-ascii characters

Hermann meinelisten at onlinehome.de
Mon May 25 15:45:15 CEST 2009

On 25.05.2009 at 14:34:45 Michael Whapples <mwhapples at aim.com> wrote:
The next problem has arrived: Speakup now spells the chars right, but
doesn't read them in their context, e. g. words with umlauts are not
spoken correctly, the umlauts were ommited.
So the question is: Based on which Espeak was Espeakup compiled? I
remember that old versions of Espeak couldn't read unicode chars
correctly, if they were beyond ASCII 127. One had to start Espeak with
an Option, I think it was -b.
Speechd-up now works perfectly.
But: Due to an unsolved issue with libasound2, SD sometimes crashes; it
hasn't been fixed till now. The SD team knows about that, but they
couldn't figure out what's going on, since this happens not on all

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