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problem with mbrola/freetts jsapi

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i am trying to use mbrola voices with FreeTTS (using a mac os x)
i have managed to load the appropriate voices etc but as soon as an utterance is spoken my program comes to a halt outputing the following error:

java.lang.Error: No audio data read
at com.sun.speech.freetts.Voice.runProcessor(
at com.sun.speech.freetts.Voice.processUtterance(
at com.sun.speech.freetts.Voice.speak(
at com.sun.speech.freetts.jsapi.FreeTTSSynthesizer$OutputHandler.outputItem(
at com.sun.speech.freetts.jsapi.FreeTTSSynthesizer$

has anybody else come across this? - i have found one post with a similar problem but with no replies!
is this a typical problem when using mbrola?
does anyone know a workaround this?