Subject: festival --script's
To: None <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/23/2000 12:58:10
Festival is cool, thanks to this I can finally toss the dinky voice
box I made for my CP/M machine - and never got around to interfacing
to anything else :-) 

But, text2wave does not work for me on 1.4.2.

$ festival examples/text2wave file
SIOD ERROR: unbound variable 
closing a file left open: examples/text2wave

$ festival --script examples/text2wave
SIOD ERROR: unbound variable 

and the example from the manual: 

$ festival examples/text2wave /tmp/hi -otype snd -o /tmp/ 
festival.naked: Unknown option "-otype"
Type -h for help on options.

but one can see code in there to process -otype.

anyone have any more luck?

Btw, other scripts such as saytime work ok (as long as you don't use