[asterisk-tech] Soft fax with 1.4 anyone?

Kyle Vorster kyle at serv.co.za
Wed Oct 3 10:35:04 SAST 2007


Hi Steven,

Could you please forward me the patch file as well and any information 
on how to set this up, I've tried many ways of getting Asterisk to 
handle fax ,asteriskfax and hyd...something fax, but with no success.

Thank you so much.

--
Kind Regards,
Kyle Vorster


Steven Meunier wrote:
> Hi Charl
>
>   
>> the obviously more lightweight installation?
>>     
>
> That's basically our reason for choosing this route. The changes are fairly 
> easy to make so it keeps things simple.
>
> Regards
> Steven Meunier
>
> On Friday 28 September 2007 17:56:47 Charl Barnard wrote:
>   
>> Hi Steven,
>> Thanks-you're a good man to post these detailed changes. Just thought I'd
>> let the list know that it wasn't necessary to go this far; as reported by
>> another good poster to my initial enquiry, I had Great Joy with iaxmodem
>> and hylafax. No need to touch Asterisk. Looks like some truly solid
>> software there!
>> I'd like to understand what benefits you see to following the app_rx[tx]fax
>> route to iaxmodem/hylafax, apart from the obviously more lightweight
>> installation?
>> Regards,
>> Charl
>>
>>     
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: tech-bounces at asterisk.org.za
>>> [mailto:tech-bounces at asterisk.org.za] On Behalf Of Steven Meunier
>>> Sent: 07 September 2007 14:01
>>> To: tech at asterisk.org.za
>>> Subject: [asterisk-tech] Soft fax with 1.4 anyone?
>>>
>>> Hi Charl
>>>
>>> We've been using Asterisk 1.4 with app_rxfax, app_txfax and
>>> spandsp 0.0.3. In order to get asterisk to compile with
>>> spandsp you'll need to copy app_rxfax and app_txfax to the
>>> apps directory of the asterisk source. You'll also need to
>>> make some changes to a few files. I've listed them below in a
>>> kind of diff shorthand (with the surrounding lines and a +
>>> indicating which line needs to be inserted):
>>>
>>> build_tools/menuselect-deps.in:
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>  RADIUS=@PBX_RADIUS@
>>> +SPANDSP=@PBX_SPANDSP@
>>>  SPEEX=@PBX_SPEEX@
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>
>>> configure.ac:
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>  AST_EXT_LIB_SETUP([RADIUS], [Radius Client], [radius])
>>> +AST_EXT_LIB_SETUP([SPANDSP], [spandsp Library], [spandsp])
>>>  AST_EXT_LIB_SETUP([SPEEX], [Speex], [speex])
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>
>>> configure.ac:
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>  AST_EXT_LIB_CHECK([RADIUS], [radiusclient-ng], [rc_read_config]
>>> [radiusclient-ng.h])
>>> +AST_EXT_LIB_CHECK([SPANDSP], [spandsp], [fax_init], [spandsp.h],
>>> +[-ltiff])
>>> AST_EXT_LIB_CHECK([SPEEX], [speex], [speex_encode],
>>> [speex/speex.h], [-lm])
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>
>>> makeopts.in:
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>  RADIUS_INCLUDE=@RADIUS_INCLUDE@
>>>  RADIUS_LIB=@RADIUS_LIB@
>>>
>>> +SPANDSP_INCLUDE=@SPANDSP_INCLUDE@
>>> +SPANDSP_LIB=@SPANDSP_LIB@
>>>
>>>  SPEEX_INCLUDE=@SPEEX_INCLUDE@
>>>  SPEEX_LIB=@SPEEX_LIB@
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ----------
>>>
>>> I have patch file that you can use to make things easier, so
>>> if you decide to go this route let me know and I'll mail it to you.
>>>
>>> Once that is done, you'll need to run bootstrap.sh (located
>>> in the asterisk source root directory) to regenerate the
>>> configure script.
>>>
>>> We have this set up on a few asterisk servers and as far as I
>>> know there have been no problems.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Steven Meunier
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