gspell-1.10.0

Introduction to gspell

The gspell package provides a flexible API to add spell checking to a GTK+ application.

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Package Information

gspell Dependencies

Required

enchant-2.3.3, ICU-71.1 and GTK+-3.24.34

Optional

gobject-introspection-1.74.0, GTK-Doc-1.33.2, Vala-0.56.3, and Valgrind-3.19.0

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gspell

Installation of gspell

Install gspell by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check. One test, test-checker, is known to fail if the external package Hunspell is not installed. The tests also must be run in an X session.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: gspell-app1
Installed Libraries: libgspell-1.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gspell-1 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gspell-1.0

Short Descriptions

gspell-app1

checks the spelling of a text entered in a window

libgspell-1.so

is the gspell API library