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Re: configuring enchant

On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 09:56:41PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> It turns out there were three problems.  First, enchant was not compiled
> with aspell support; for that, the answer was to change /etc/mk.conf.

'make show-options' :)

> Second, though enchant was (by default) configured to use ispell,
> there's no dependency on ispell in the enchant Makefile.  This, I
> think, is a bug.

Actually, it doesn't have a build-time dependency on ispell or
hunspell (which is also enabled by default). I'm not sure that not
depending on them is a bug in this case.

Perhaps we should add a MESSAGE that installing them would be a good

> Finally, all three spelling checkers used by enchant
> -- aspell, ispell, and hunspell -- are useless without a dictionary;
> none are installed by default, nor are any messages displayed.  Should
> those three packages have a MESSAGE file warning of that?

Sounds fine with me.

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