emacspeak build

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Thu Feb 23 18:31:17 UTC 2017

emacspeak default server is now outloud and I think the Makefile has it 
hard-coded in so no other servers will build with it and work.  For that 
reason just to run emacspeak buying outloud isn't worth it since I've 
had and have other screen readers working for years already on Linux.

On Thu, 23 Feb 2017, Jude DaShiell wrote:

> Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:21:43
> From: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: emacspeak build
> Okay, that touch command once run as directed got emacspeak installed.
> That includes the info files for emacspeak too.  This should be easier than 
> modifying a Makefile and the install step is going to be moved out of the 
> Makefile for the next version of emacspeak too.  I've used sendmail-HOWTOs 
> that were easier than this in my past and still have the old instructions for 
> them here in braille.
> On Thu, 23 Feb 2017, Chris Brannon wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:44:06
>> From: Chris Brannon <chris at the-brannons.com>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
>> Subject: Re: emacspeak build
>> Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com> writes:
>>> but when I do sudo -H make install the install errors out
>>> complaining it can't build outloud.  Very good reason it can't build
>>> outloud, it's not on this machine.
>> Hey Jude,
>> This probably needs to be fixed in the emacspeak source, but here's a
>> temporary workaround that will hopefully work for you.
>> Try running
>> touch servers/linux-outloud/atcleci.so
>> from the root of the emacspeak source tree.
>> make will be fooled into installing a dummy atcleci.so.  That's fine,
>> since you don't have outloud on that machine.
>> -- Chris
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