[Users] Spell checking for second language stopped working after OS update

Andrej Kacian ticho at claws-mail.org
Mon Jul 23 20:41:09 CEST 2018

On Mon, 23 Jul 2018 20:07:32 +0300
Removed GDPR wrote:

> On Mon, 23 Jul 2018 18:26:03 +0200 Andrej Kacian wrote:
> > My guess is that the dictionaries are empty, or at
> > least enchant sees them as empty, and therefore
> > every word is considered misspelled (and Claws Mail
> > shows it in red).  
> They don't seem empty when looking at the installed
> files. I have checked 'man enchant' which has a
> of which I read:
> "
> Packagers  and users may wish to make symbolic links
> to the system-wide dictionary directories. Or,
> preferably, use the --with-myspell-dir,
> --with-ispell-dir, and --with-uspell-dir 'configure'
> arguments.
> "
> Is any of these options relevant to the process of
> compiling of CM? Maybe this would fix things?

That's for compiling the Enchant library, not Claws Mail. And you
probably should stick with the library from your distribution, and
figure out what's wrong with it.

This is not something this mailing list can help you with, though.


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