Re: [Gtk-osx-users] Are you using Enchant/GtkSpell using AppleSpell backend?

there is progress on the MacPorts front as well (I'm not involved in it
at all):
Hopes this helps...


Le 21/06/2011 10:30, Dwayne Bailey a écrit :
> On 2011-06-17 16:11, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Jun 17, 2011, at 1:05 AM, Dwayne Bailey wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm using enchant and gtkspell for spell checking in our app.  This
>>> works nicely on Mac but it doesn't use the Apple spell checkers by
>>> default.  Enchant does have an AppleSpell backend if you pass
>>> -DXP_TARGET_COCOA which I tried and just got some amazing tracebacks
>>> which seem to be GCC trying to include ObjC code while compiling C.
>>> I'm busy asking for help from people over at AbiWord - where Enchant lives.
>>> Before trying to solve this on my own I was wondering if anyone had
>>> tried to build Enchant with the AppleSpell backend?  I'm pretty sure
>>> this would be helpful to others porting their GTK apps to Mac to make it
>>> even more native by using the users existing spell checkers.
>>> If you are a bit more skilled at the GNU build toolchain and GCC
>>> compiling then I am I'd love some help.
>> Yeah, that would be great for Gramps.
>> Isn't there a configure option to set the cocoa target that sets everything up for you?
> I made some good progress on this, for a non-*C* developer.  I'm getting 
> some help from an Abiword developer which is we're at the stage where 
> there is a --enable-applespell when you are compiling on OS X.  So 
> hopefully we're not too far off.

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