[Tts-project] Bug#801670: Bug#801670: speech-dispatcher: Hangs and does no longer take speech from Orca until killed

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Wed Jan 18 00:50:32 UTC 2017


Luke Yelavich, on Wed 14 Oct 2015 09:26:45 +1100, wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 08:39:04PM AEDT, Mario Lang wrote:
> > Package: speech-dispatcher
> > Version: 0.8-7
> > Severity: important
> > 
> > I am using Orca with Speech-Dispatcher, and just had speech output hung
> > completely.
> > Restarting Orca and even the complete X11 session did not help.
> > 
> > I had to kill the speech-dispatcher process running under my user
> > manually.
> This brings to mind a work-around that was added to Speech Dispatcher in
> 0.8.1, that would kill the server if a speech synth module died and the
> connection to it was lost. Its not a clean solution, but it would at least
> mean that the Speech Dispatcher daemon could be restarted automatically
> after it died.
> The commit from upstream git where this is fixed is 7a4fae3d.
> As for Speech DIspatcher not being cleaned up when X shuts down, that
> is something that is addressed in the current master development branch,
> although there is no ETA for release, given its a big change, and other
> changes are planned.

I'm wondering what to do with this bug report: 0.8.1 has long been
uploaded. Perhaps also what Luke was talking about?  Of course, if
speech-dispatcher still has hangs we need to investigate.


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