[pulseaudio-discuss] Orca, Speech-dispatcher and power management (fwd)

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Sat Jan 6 15:38:11 UTC 2018


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Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2018 06:27:36
From: Samuel Thibault <sthibault at debian.org>
To: Sam Hartman <hartmans at debian.org>
Cc: debian-accessibility at lists.debian.org, pulseaudio at packages.debian.org
Subject: Re: Orca, Speech-dispatcher and power management
Resent-Date: Sat,  6 Jan 2018 11:27:55 +0000 (UTC)
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Sam Hartman, on sam. 06 janv. 2018 06:09:44 -0500, wrote:
> * Will limiting the number of streams speech-dispatcher opens have any
>   significant improvement.  Are there actual costs to having the
>   sd_generic and sd_dummy streams open even when they are unneeded?

I don't think there is: they remain dormant.

> * Would it be worth the complexity to close the speech dispatcher
>   streams after a period of inactivity?

That could be useful indeed. I suggest reporting a feature request on
the github speechd repository, so people can contribute code to
implement it (Debian by itself should not integrate such a patch without
it being upstream).


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