[wpkg-users] Mbrola silent install

Stefan Pendl stefan.pendl.71 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 19:20:35 CET 2012

Am 06.02.2012 18:08, schrieb Marco Gaiarin:
> I've prepared a recipe for espeak (libre SAPI5 voices), but the italian
> voices are very ''mr. robota''.
> Looking around i've found that espeak can use mbrola
> (http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis/, free as in beer), that provide much
> better voices.
> So i've prepared a recipe to install mbrola, but the installer in
> silent mode spawn at the end a browser run, so stalls waiting the user
> to terminate it.
> I've tried many 'task' and InnoSetup switches, and even saving an .inf
> file and the run them, but there's no way: in silent mode the browser
> are spawned.
> There's something that i can do? I've thinked about adding a timeout,
> ignore exit status and then add a 'taskkill' against the browser.
> Better way? Thanks.

I don't think there is a better way, if the installer waits for the 
browser to terminate.

Freemake spawns a browser too, but that gets automatically terminated 
when WPKG is executed at shutdown.

Stefan P.

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