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Subject: Re: creation of etc. on Linux

Re: creation of etc. on Linux

From: Daniel Gudlat <>
Date: 2005-02-02

Christian Mahr wrote:
> Dear *
> last weekend I tried to create "" files for the directories (and
> also * files to make rockbox to pronounce directory (and also file
> name).
> Since I maintain my main mp3 collection on linux (Suse9.2), I needed some
> simple solution for unix - not Windows.
> With the rpm-packages festival, mpg123 and (of course) lame, I created a
> little shells script "mktalk", which is able to create the necessary .talk
> files:
> - It can descend a tree.
> - creates the .talk files either only for directories or for all files.
> - it does not create a new .talk file if there exists already one
> - It either plays the newly created file or operates quiet

See also patch #931905, which uses festival and lame in conjunction with
Jörg's voice clip tools...

Daniel Gudlat

Received on Wed Feb 2 08:55:11 2005

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