Bug 7086 - ispell german/spanish dictionnaries empty
ispell german/spanish dictionnaries empty
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ispell (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-11-17 16:41 EST by helmut katzgraber
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-19 17:20:48 EST
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Description helmut katzgraber 1999-11-17 16:41:18 EST
the ispell dictionnaries for spanish and german (have not checked the
others -- might be the same) provided by:

ispell-german-3.1.20-22.alpha.rpm
ispell-german-3.1.20-22.i386.rpm
ispell-spanish-3.1.20-22.alpha.rpm
ispell-spanish-3.1.20-22.i386.rpm

install the documentation in /usr/doc, but do *not* put the hashes and
other dictfiles in /usr/lib/ispell.

cheers, helmut.
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-11-19 17:20:59 EST
$ rpm -qlp ispell-german-3.1.20-22.i386.rpm
/usr/doc/ispell-german-3.1.20
/usr/doc/ispell-german-3.1.20/ANNOUNCE
/usr/doc/ispell-german-3.1.20/Changes
/usr/doc/ispell-german-3.1.20/Contributors
/usr/doc/ispell-german-3.1.20/README
/usr/lib/ispell/deutsch.aff
/usr/lib/ispell/deutsch.hash
/usr/lib/ispell/deutschlxg.hash
/usr/lib/ispell/deutschmed.hash
/usr/lib/ispell/german.hash
$ rpm -qlp ispell-spanish-3.1.20-22.i386.rpm
/usr/doc/ispell-spanish-3.1.20
/usr/doc/ispell-spanish-3.1.20/LEAME
/usr/doc/ispell-spanish-3.1.20/README
/usr/lib/ispell/espanol.aff
/usr/lib/ispell/espanol.hash

You want to install it with
LANG=all rpm -Uvh ...
to install all files, even those flagged for languages not
used on the system.

Future versions of the ispell package will not mark those
files as language-specific, on the theory that if you
install ispell-german, you want the german dictionary even
if the machine is set up for, say, english.  However, the
dicts package will still (at least for now) have language-tagged
files, so the LANG=all trick will still be useful.

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