how to compile festival with native alsa support?

Mike Gorse mgorse at
Mon Jul 10 21:18:28 UTC 2006

No, you don't need emacspeak to use yasr with flite or festival.  Eflite 
uses the protocol used by emacspeak but does not require it to be present. 
Sorry--can't answer your other question.

-- Mike Gorse / AIM:linvortex / --

On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, krishnakant Mane wrote:

> hello all,
> I will like to know if festival can be compiled with native alsa support.
> I mean I want festival to use alsa by default to play sound.
> it actually does not use it so my device gives poor static output.
> I confirmed this by using aplay instead of play for the wav files
> festival generated.
> and is there a compile time difference between alsa festival and flite?
> which gets built up faster?
> second question is that do I need emacspeak if I want to use yasr with
> eflite and flite?
> and di I need it if I use festival?
> thanks.
> krishnakant.
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