Subject: Re: spell
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 08/02/1998 14:37:24
[ On Sat, August 1, 1998 at 18:02:07 (-0700), R. C. Dowdeswell wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: spell
> On 902015743 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
> Todd Vierling wrote:
> >On Sat, 1 Aug 1998, Segmentation Violation. Core dumped. wrote:
> >: I notice we don't have a "spell" program (not like we _need_ it, right? :-/)
/usr/src/share/man/tools/ckspell invokes spell.
> >: If my analytical logic is correct, functionally it's nothing more than:
> >It's a lot more than that.
> >Does the GNU ispell have a command-line spell variant that we may be
> >able to use (particularly for things like Pine which have a spell-check
> >hotkey)? I haven't ever used the GNU ispell....
> I think that ispell -l is what you are looking for. It behaves like
> the spells that I've used in the past and integrates nicely with pine.
> I just created a little script called spell:
> ispell -l $@
That's probabllly good enough, though there is a GNU Spell package
that's just a C wrapper for ispell implementing a clone of Unix spell.
Greg A. Woods
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