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Old 05-13-2005, 10:20 PM   #1
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Help installing sphinx, perlbox, and festival

Hey guys Im trying to instal Sphinx 3_0.5, Festival 1.95 beta, and perlbox-voice-0.08-0-noarch.rpm on my Mandrake 10.1. The perlbox rpm installed just fine (though not quite sure how to use it). When i try and install Festival everything seems to go fine when I use
but when i use
I get the Error below
[root@localhost festival]# ./configure
loading cache ./config.cache
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for gcc... (cached) gcc
checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works... yes
checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) is a cross-compiler... no
checking whether we are using GNU C... (cached) yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... (cached) yes
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking for ar... (cached) ar
checking whether byte ordering is bigendian... (cached) no
creating ./config.status
creating config/config
[root@localhost festival]# make
Check system type
config/config:43: ../speech_tools/config/config: No such file or directory
config/common_make_rules:67: ../speech_tools/config/rules/common_make_rules.mak: No such file or directory
Makefile:84: ../speech_tools/config/rules/top_level.mak: No such file or directory
Makefile:85: ../speech_tools/config/rules/install.mak: No such file or directory
make: *** No rule to make target `../speech_tools/config/rules/install.mak'.  Stop.
[root@localhost festival]#
Just tried to install sphinx 3 and it seemed to install just fine. If anyone could help me out with the Festival install or link me to some documentation on how to use these programs I would be very happy.

Thanks in Advance
Old 05-14-2005, 12:16 AM   #2
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First, run the ./configure and make steps as a normal user and then su to root for the make install phase. I've run into installations where the environment (probably paths) needed to be that of a user. So 'su -' before make install would fail. It doesn't seem to be able to find directories that should be in the source. How did you extract the tarball? Are you located in the extracted directory or did you cd to one of the subdirectories?

Also, you may want to do a "make distclean" before retrying another "make".
Also, before I do a ./configure, I will read the README and INSTALL files and do a
./configure --help to find out if there are options that I need or want to use.

Lastly there version has an rpm package, you could try installing that way instead.

Sorry, that package may be for SuSE.

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