Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: Help please
From: John Covici (covici_at_ccs.covici.com)
Date: 2003-10-28


I am testing a talkbox patch against the cvs of a couple of days
ago -- I hope things don't change so fast that I can't keep up! If I
can I will try to support some talk in menues as well as the folder
stuff, still working on it -- whatever happened to the person who
started this one?

on Sun, 26 Oct 2003 21:52:32 -0800 (PST) "Michael O'Quinn" <michael_at_oquinn.info> wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Rocker wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I tried looking on the rockbox site and user manual. I just bought an
>> Archos 20 gb FM recorder/voice recorder. I am blind so please bare with
>> me. I would like to try the rockbox firmware because of the talkbox
>> patch. Well here is my question.
>>
>> What is the latest stable version of rockbox & how do I install it onto
>> my Archos? does the talkbox patch have to be installed after installing
>> the firmware?
>>
>> Sorry for the trouble but I am new to this technology. I catch on fast
>> though.
>>
>> Cheers and thanks for all your help
>>
>> rocker
>
> The latest OFFICIAL stable version is 2.0, but that's pretty out of date.
> Usually, the latest daily build is just as stable (or even more so, since
> bugs are often fixed) with just a slight chance of getting a real nasty
> lemon. But if that happens, just go back a few days, or wait a few days
> and down the latest again. Those kind of bugs tend to get fixed pretty
> fast around here. (Kudos to the developers!)
>
> Talkbox has never been integrated into the mainline code. I think the
> developer submitted a patch, but it's never been included. I don't know
> what the latest version of talk box is -- does anyone else recall? I
> think I may have downloaded and installed it (I spent an evening making
> all the little Sound-Bite files it needs) but since it was never included
> in the main tree, I kind of last interest. (Hint, Hint.)
>
> If no one else remembers where to download the Talkbox binaries, I can
> send you a copy of mine. No wait, that won't work since I have a player,
> that the FM Recorder version is different.
>
> If you want to apply the patches yourself, you will need to create a
> Rockbox development environment. It's not terribly difficult if you've
> ever done any programming, but it does take some time. Look on the
> documentation page under "Howtos" just after "For hackers".
>
> Good luck!
> Michael

-- 
         John Covici
         covici_at_ccs.covici.com



Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa