[sylpheed:32405] Re: Build errors with gtkspell >= 2.0.12
mones at debian.org
Mon Jun 9 23:08:38 JST 2008
On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 12:37 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2008 01:48:44 +0200, Ricardo Mones wrote:
>> On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 18:06:05 +0200
>> Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>> > since gtkspell 2.0.12, the command
>> > pkg-config --libs gtkspell-2.0
>> > does not longer return the aspell library flags. This causes linker
>> > errors when building sylpheed because it depends directly on aspell.
>> Congratulations, you've been hit by Debian bug #482542 ;-)
>> > So, sylpheed's configure.in should explicitly check for aspell.h and
>> > libaspell and add aspell's linker flags ("-laspell").
>> Attached patch should fix configure.in for this, feel free to improve it.
> Please don't. GtkSpell 2.0.13 drops support for aspell/pspell in favour of
> Enchant as a wrapper for several spell checking backends. On 24 Dec 2007 I
> posted a patch against Sylpheed 2.4.8 to make it use Enchant. This still
> applies and is used for Fedora 9 and Fedora 10 development.
Well, indeed that patch works (just tested), so, the only doubt I have
is why hasn't Hiroyuki applied it.
This is clearly an upstream patch, not distro-specific.
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