Fedora Update Notification
2008-03-21 21:34:18

Name        : espeak
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.31
Release     : 5.fc8
URL         : http://espeak.sourceforge.net
Summary     : Software speech synthesizer (text-to-speech)
Description :
eSpeak is a software speech synthesizer for English and other languages.

eSpeak produces good quality English speech. It uses a different synthesis
method from other open source TTS engines, and sounds quite different.
It's perhaps not as natural or "smooth", but some people may find the
articulation clearer and easier to listen to for long periods. eSpeak supports
several languages, however in most cases these are initial drafts and need more
work to improve them.

It can run as a command line program to speak text from a file or from stdin.

Update Information:

Adds missing voice dictionaries

* Tue Feb 26 2008 Francois Aucamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - 1.31-5
- Export ESPEAK_DATA_PATH in %build to allow proper compilation of voice 
* Tue Jan 29 2008 Francois Aucamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - 1.31-4
- Removed libjack patches as they are unnecessary
* Tue Jan 29 2008 Francois Aucamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - 1.31-3
- Added "makefile_libjack" patch to link to libjack
- Added BuildRequires: jack-audio-connection-kit-devel
* Fri Jan 25 2008 Francois Aucamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - 1.31-2
- Removed espeakedit (and associated patches and BuildRequires) from package
  until all phoneme table compilation functions can be moved into espeak (or a
  separate commandline app without wxGTK dependencies)
- Voices are still compiled from source, but using pre-compiled phoneme table
  from upstream until the above issue is resolved
* Thu Jan 24 2008 Francois Aucamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - 1.31-1
- Update to version 1.31
- Compile phoneme tables and voice dictionaries from source instead of
  packaging pre-compiled binary data
- Added espeakedit as Source1
- Added BuildRequires: wxGTK-devel for espeakedit
- Added "makefile_rpmoptflags_wxversion" espeakedit patch to enable
  RPM_OPT_FLAGS and set the correct wxWidgets version
- Added "espeak_data_path" espeakedit patch to be able to set control the
  source directory that espeakedit's compiler uses
* Tue Jan 15 2008 Francois Aucamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - 1.30-1
- Update to version 1.30
- Removed local "synthdata_strlen" patch (included upstream)

  [ 1 ] Bug #434910 - Missing dictionary files in espeak-1.3.1-4.fc8

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update espeak' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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