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Subject: Re: Problems creating a voice file in Cygwin

Re: Problems creating a voice file in Cygwin

From: tuukka Ojala <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 15:34:59 +0200

Jani Kinnunen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having problems creating voice files in Cygwin with a Finnish
> SAPI 5
> synthesizer. I've tried this on two different XP machines and got
> exactly the same results. The process suddenly stops and I get the
> following error message:
> Error -2147200966:
> Use of uninitialized value in substitution (s///) at
> /home/Jani/rockbox/tools/ line 97.
> Generating voice clipsmake: *** [voice] Error 141
> Does anybody know what that means? Is the script causing this
> problem, or can it be something else? Could someone please take a look
> at the script and see if the problem can be fixed?

What synthesizer are you using? I don't know what is causing that kind of
problem, but I believe that the problem is in the sapi5 synth. Try to build
an english.voice file with for example Microsoft sam and test if it works.
If not, something might be wrong in your build environment.

Received on 2008-02-19

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