Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Help please
Re: Help please
From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 21:39:56 -0700
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Covici" <covici_at_ccs.covici.com>
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: Help please
> 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"
> > 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
> >> 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
> >> 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
> > Usually, the latest daily build is just as stable (or even more so,
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
Received on 2003-10-28