about text2wave (audio/festival)

Randy Pratt bsd-unix at comcast.net
Tue Sep 20 11:29:23 PDT 2005

On Mon, 19 Sep 2005 19:38:51 +0200
"José M. Fandiño"  <freebsd at fadesa.es> wrote:

> Hello list,
>  I was trying to get a spoken version of the FreeBSD handbook
> with the text2wave script (available with the festival speech
> synthesis system), but something is wrong with the default
> installation.
> That is what I get:
> > festival /usr/local/share/festival/examples/text2wave
> SIOD ERROR: unbound variable
> argv
> closing a file left open: /usr/local/share/festival/examples/text2wave
> anyone knows how to get this working?

I've not used the text2wave script but I have used festival to "read"

	cat textfile | festival --tts

I'm not sure if that would suit your porposes but I thought it worth

Best regards,



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