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Re: [Speech-13] test

> On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Michael wrote:
> > I'd really like to find what causes the occasional broken pipes in at last
> > festival, before we release it...

On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Kyle Burton wrote:

> are you talking about the dropped lines?  is this related to it?  something
> that happess due to data being sent to the fifo while the script is in
> the process of sleeping to prevent the race condition

No.  I saw this once on my machine recently.  It seems like, sometimes the
socket connection between speechd & festival breaks.  Then the next time
speechd tries to write to that socket connection, it crashes with a broken
pipe error.

If it's what I think it is, I figure it should be easy to fix.  Instead of
dieing whenever a write to the socket fails, just reconnect....

But I really wanna release this.  Maybe I'll fix that bug tonight, but I
really like the "release early, release often" thing -- the more people
that have it, the more people that might fix it.  The only reason that I
haven't released it until now is the almost total lack of proper

I'm in the middle of the freshmeat submission form this very moment.  I'll
also do speech.irc right after that.
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