aspell does not install any dictionaries by default (RE: git gui 1.7.9-1: "spell checking is unavailable" error message)

Andrey Repin
Thu Nov 8 14:46:00 GMT 2012

Greetings, Matt Seitz!

> It looks like the Fedora team originally installed the "aspell-en"
> dictionary by default whenever "aspell" was installed.  Then they dropped it
> as a dependency for the same reason given earlier in this thread: that it's
> not really required for "aspell".  Then they made installing  the
> "aspell-en" dictionary a requirement again, to avoid issues like this.


> Does it make sense for Cygwin to follow Fedora's lead, and install
> "aspell-en" by default when "aspell" is installed?

No, it makes sense to report this issue to Git maintaners.

Andrey Repin ( 08.11.2012, <18:35>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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