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FS#57438 - [claws-mail] Spell check functionality is missing

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Bogdan Szczurek (thebodzio) - Friday, 09 February 2018, 00:13 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 09 February 2018, 18:43 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No



In the most recent version of Claws Mail package (3.16.0-2) spell checking functionality is missing. There's no “Spell checking” panel inside “Compose” preferences and there are no spell checking tools or options available during mail composition.

I checked the claws-mail binary from the official Arch package and it appears it is not linked to enchant library at all. I also tried to build the package myself and I noticed that even though enchant is included in ./configure parameters (--enable-enchant) it is not found during ./configure execution and Makefiles end up missing it completely.

Additional info:
* package version(s): 3.16.0-2
* config and/or log files etc.

Steps to reproduce:

Open official Claws Mail application and look into Configuration → Preferences → Compose section.

Create a new mail. There are no settings or tools for the spell checking available.
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Friday, 09 February 2018, 18:43 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  3.16.0-3
Comment by loqs (loqs) - Friday, 09 February 2018, 18:19 GMT
In the check is
the enchant pkg-config is enchant-2
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 09 February 2018, 18:33 GMT
just working on it...