[Alpine-info] alternate speller does not work
sem-pa at bar-do.net
Tue Nov 10 12:53:39 PST 2009
While I have submitted the problem as a bug to launchpad, I doubt whether
the priority is going to be very high - so perhaps someone on this list
has a suggestion meanwhile:-) (I hope this is not against any rules?)
Here is the acknowledgement of the bug report with some details then known
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:03:26 -0000
From: Luise Kunkle <sem-pa at bar-do.net>
Reply-To: Bug 474278 <474278 at bugs.launchpad.net>
To: sem-pa at bar-do.net
Subject: [Bug 474278] [NEW] In ubuntu jaunty, Alpine 2.00,
binary package installed from ubuntu: when sending message:
"alternate speller terminated abnormally (-1), then question whether
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: alpine
** Affects: alpine (Ubuntu)
-- In ubuntu jaunty, Alpine 2.00, binary package installed from ubuntu:
when sending message: "alternate speller terminated abnormally (-1), then
question whether to send https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/474278 You
received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber of the
Here are some more details.
The default configuration, which does not work, is: /usr/bin/aspell
--dont-backup --mode email-check
I tried changing it to: aspell -c, /usr/bin/aspell -c
--dont-backup --mode email-check. It still does not work - still the same
return from alpine as before.
"aspell -c <file>" on the cl works.
The dictionaries aspell-en and aspell-de are installed. However, I only
installed the German dict. recently, after experimenting with only the
English version. No change either way.
aspell is indeed installed in /usr/bin.
Any ideas as to what else I could try? Where I could look to find out more
There does not seem to be any log for alpine (pine), nor is there anythin
in /var/mail or /var/log on alpine.
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