git gui 1.7.9-1: "spell checking is unavailable" error message

Matt Seitz (matseitz)
Wed Nov 7 23:03:00 GMT 2012

> On Behalf Of Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
> en_US is the default, but if you chose another dictionary in the Options
> dialog, you would need that aspell-* package instead.  There is even a
> "none" option there.  So it's hard to say that git-gui really needs
> aspell-en when it's up to the user as to which dictionary he chooses.

OK, that makes sense.  

Any idea what caused the "git-gui" error message to start appearing after I ran "setup.exe" on Nov. 5?  I've been running "git-gui" 1.7.9-1 since February, and I haven't changed my "git-gui" options recently.  "Git-gui" was working fine with no error messages on Nov. 2.

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