[Dict-common-dev] Re: (Not) available aspell dictionaries

Brian Nelson nelson@bignachos.com
Mon, 24 Jan 2005 06:56:30 -0800

On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 10:56:50AM +0100, Helmut Wollmersdorfer wrote:
> Brian Nelson wrote:
> >* The arch-dependent nature of the dictionaries.  
> Why are they arch-dependent?
> Are they only _packaged_ arch-dependant,
> OR
> are they _really_ arch-dependent, i.e. there is a technical reason?

The dictionaries used by aspell as built by 'aspell create ...' are
arch-dependent.  The solution is to put that off until install time,
i.e. in the postinst script.

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