installing speakup on RHEL 7/8

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Wed Jul 29 15:24:15 UTC 2020

Le 26/07/2020 à 18:36, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> And the sysfs patch submitted by Okash did get committed in. Nobody
> seems to have then taken the time to check what's left in the TODO list,
> but I guess it's now empty and speakup can go to mainline.
> Samuel

Then on the speakup mailing list
Le 29/07/2020 à 14:19, Samuel Thibault a écrit :
> Greg KH, le mer. 29 juil. 2020 14:05:33 +0200, a ecrit:
>> On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 02:35:31AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>>> The nasty TODO items are done.
>>> Signed-off-by: Samuel Thibault <hidden email address>
>> Now applied, thanks for all of the work so far.
>> I will be glad to merge patches for this subsystem to Linus if you want
>> me to collect them.  If so, feel free to forward them on to me, or send
>> me a pull request.
> Ok!
> Thanks,
> Samuel

Then on the same thread:
Le 29/07/2020 à 14:20, Samuel Thibault a écrit :
> For information for the speakup mailing list: that means speakup in
> mainline Linux probably in its version 5.9.
> Samuel

Thanks Samuel!

Not that it matters much for Slackware and derivatives as speakup drivers
have been provided in Slackware since version 8.0 released on 2001-06-27,
in kernel version 2.2.19...

But hopefully it will help users of other distributions, like RHEL.

Best regards 


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