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Subject: Re: Blind people and cygwin

Re: Blind people and cygwin

From: Hamish Mackenzie <>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 04:38:00 +1000


Does this one click package enable one to create rockbox voices as per the
new method of doing so and if so could you please stick it up somewhere
where I could download it and possibly point me at some instructions for
creating said voice files with it.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bluechip" <>
To: "Peter Herngaard" <>; "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 5:40 AM
Subject: Re: Blind people and cygwin

> It will need updating, and although it's more a "chore" than a "techinical
> task", I still have the "one-click-install" rockabox devkit which would
> solve the problem for blind people.
> The main criticism of it, was that it only included exactly that which was
> necessary to compile Rockbox, and so would go out of date as rockbox
> required more files nad didn't contain such things as gdb which the
> hard-core techie wanted.
> Of course, the other upside was that it was a 10MB install, not a 250MB
> install.
> If anyone wants it, just ask, probably beter to do so to my personal email
> account and put something BIG AND OBVIOUS in the subject line in case my
> spam filter decides to get picky.
> Picked up on the thread late, hope I didn;t miss the point.
> BlueChip
> At 20:15 24/08/2007, you wrote:
>>Perhaps blind people want to install only the rockbox related packages in
>>which case you are stuck in the partially inaccessible setup screen.
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Daniel Dalton"
>>To: "Rockbox" <>
>>Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 12:00 AM
>>Subject: Re: Blind people and cygwin
>>>I replied on another list but I will reply again.
>>>1. Follow the instructions on the rockbox site.
>>>2. When you get to the package selection screen find the line all default
>>>and left click the d. Now it should say all install.
>>>3. Click next.
>>>Now follow the instructions as normal.
>>>Do this for the rockbox package selection screen as well.
>>>Finally this will download maybe over 1 gb so make sure you have a big
>>>download limit.
>>>Daniel Dalton
Received on 2007-08-27

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