[OS X Emacs] Aquamacs and aspell

Thomas S. Dye tsd at tsdye.com
Wed Jul 30 14:37:23 EDT 2008

Aloha Jorg and Jochen,

Yes, Jochen correctly diagnosed the problem.  I need to be more  
attentive to syncing the macport database.

Thanks to both of you.  It would have been difficult to figure this  
out on my own.


Thomas S. Dye, Ph.D.
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On Jul 29, 2008, at 10:40 PM, Jochen Küpper wrote:

> On 29.07.2008, at 23:47, Jörg Frauendiener wrote:
>>>> this seems to be a problem with the macports version of aspell.
>>> I do not have this problem with the MacPorts version of aspell --  
>>> and I use it for years... Do you have the latest version installed?
>>> If appropriate, could you please provide a bug-report at https://trac.macports.org/
>> In fact, I had the same problem as Thomas and I found out about the  
>> possible cause from the macports mailing list. So either this is  
>> already known or it has been solved in the latest version.
> Well, there is a problem with the latest aspell release itself, but  
> that makes aspell fail regardless of whether you run it from  
> Aquamacs or from the Terminal -- different from what you reported.
> Moreover, this *is fixed* in MacPorts by a patch provided by the  
> aspell author...
> If you do
>  sudo port sync
>  sudo port upgrade -unf aspell
> it should definitely work.
> Please provide a bug-report with MacPorts otherwise!
> Greetings,
> Jochen
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