[PD] Voice Synth Windows and/or OSX

Bryan Jurish moocow at ling.uni-potsdam.de
Fri Nov 9 23:39:34 CET 2007

morning Mark,

On 2007-11-09 14:45:31, mark edward grimm <meg156 at columbia.edu> appears
to have written:
> maybe ill give a go at compiling the ratts library on
> wincrap. ive never compiled anything on win before,
> only linux so it will be a learning experience... i
> guess :)

you have my deepest heartfelt sympathies... is there some particular
reason you can't use linux for this project?

> i didnt see an osx binary version on your site. only a
> binary for "sprinkler v0.06" although it does say in
> your ratts readme that there may be one out there
> compiled by the same person...Adam T. Lindsay. I
> wonder if anyone knows of this library as a binary
> somewhere?

oops... guess the sprinkler binary is what I was thinking of; haven't
seen Adam on the list recently, so i don't know if he's still doing
pd-related things or not, and i don't seem to have a copy of it here; sorry.

> ratts does NOT need the flite libraries to compile
> correct? it doesnt seem like it does by the
> documentation...

correct: ratts ought to compile "on its own" without any non-standard c
libraries.  flite sounds much more intelligible though ;-)


> --- Bryan Jurish <moocow at ling.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:
>> morning Mark,
>> the "official" distributions of both ratts and
>> pd-flite are available here:
>>   http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~moocow/projects/pd
>> additionally, the most current version of pd-flite
>> should always be
>> available in sourceforge cvs:
>>   http://sourceforge.net/projects/pure-data
>> in the subdirectory externals/moocow/flite. 
>> pd-flite was even buildable
>> by the pd-extended build system last time I looked,
>> but it requires that
>> the flite headers and library are installed on the
>> build machine, which
>> wasn't the case with the default auto-builds (again,
>> last time I checked).
>> ratts has been successfully compiled on osx (i think
>> there's even an
>> older binary version on my website), and assuming
>> that flite itself
>> compiles there, i don't foresee any difficulties for
>> pd-flite, but let
>> me know if you encounter any!  i have never tried to
>> compile on windoof
>> myself, but i don't think there should be *too* many
>> problems there
>> either...
>> marmosets,
>> 	Bryan
>> On 2007-11-09 02:43:05, mark edward grimm
>> <meg156 at columbia.edu> appears
>> to have written:
>>> I was looking at the 'ratts' externals and
>> 'pd-flite
>>> v0.01' - just wondering if anyone has successfully
>>> compiled for windows and/or osx. OR any other
>> speech
>>> synthesis/singing synth options for either of
>> these
>>> platforms?
>>> Thanks!
>>> mark

Bryan Jurish                           "There is *always* one more bug."
jurish at ling.uni-potsdam.de      -Lubarsky's Law of Cybernetic Entomology

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