Bug#609111: iceweasel: Spellchecker in forms no longer works after update to 3.5.16

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Thu Jan 6 15:40:16 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 07:12:36AM -0800, Steven Sciame wrote:
> Hello Mike,
>      Thank you for all of your help.  /usr/share/myspell/dicts does exist and does contain dictionaries.  I just right clicked on a form and an option was present for adding dictionaries.  I tried it and it brought me to Mozilla.  I installed the dictionary and it appears to be working.  I guess that the add-on didn't survive the upgrade.  
>    Thank you again for all of your help.  This appears to be solved.

You shouldn't have had to add the dictionaries... but there is a problem
with the backports package anyways, in that the dictionaries directory
doesn't point to the correct location (they are different in lenny and
squeeze, this is why). I will fix this bug in next upload.


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