Bug 7810 - All ispell-NON-ENGLISH-3.1.20-22 packages are broken
All ispell-NON-ENGLISH-3.1.20-22 packages are broken
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ispell (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-12-15 03:03 EST by grtodd
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-10 11:25:59 EDT
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Description grtodd 1999-12-15 03:03:55 EST
Various ispell-LANGUAGE-3.1.20-22 packages broken and will not build with
supplied src.rpm package.  The required

To see a list of all the improperly built packages simply mount the CD on
/mnt/cdrom and do:

for i in `/bin/ls /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/ispell-[a-z]*`; do rpm -Vp $i

Or after rebuilding the src.rpms:

for i in `/bin/ls /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/ispell-[a-z]*`; do rpm -Vp $i

The spec file and build/Makefile system are preventing non-english
(american and british) .hash and .aff files from being built. However all
the non-Englis dictionaries are included in the source.

Please fix.
Comment 1 grtodd 1999-12-15 03:08:59 EST
See also bug #4960 - perhaps other hash files (eg. the medical terms?) aren't
being built.
Comment 2 grtodd 1999-12-15 21:33:59 EST
Looked at this again quickly - running the build in the source tree and adding
{languages} to LANGUAGE in local.h seems to work (all the *.aff and *.hash files
get built and installed), but building using the ispell.spec breaks something.
Perhaps %_install_langs or LINGUAS or LANG can fix this?

The build process aside the main issue is that all the current distributed
non-english ispell packages are non-functional (those on my CD and at mirror
sites that I checked).

BTW just for clarity, the rpm -Vp commands show the missing files if you run
them against the package files *after* you have them installed. When this is
done they will list the missing files.

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