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UPDATE-DEFAULT-ISPELL(8)                              UPDATE-DEFAULT-ISPELL(8)



NAME
       update-default-ispell - update default ispell dictionary

SYNOPSIS
        update-default-ispell [--rebuild] [--ignore-symlinks]

DESCRIPTION
       WARNING: Not to be used from the command line unless you know very well
       what you are doing.

       This program is intended to be called from package postinst (with
       --rebuild), from select-default-ispell or from dictionaries-common
       postinst (with --ignore-symlinks).

       Reads the system default from the debconf database and set default
       links in /etc/dictionaries-common pointing to the appropriate files in
       /usr/lib/ispell/.  Also updates the system-wide setting /etc/dictionar-
       ies-common/ispell-default.  If option --rebuild is given, rebuilds the
       /var/cache/dictionaries-common/ispell.db and the emacsen and jed sup-
       port (to be put in /var/cache/dictionaries-common/) from the files in
       /var/lib/dictionaries-common/ispell

OPTIONS
       --rebuild          Rebuild database, emacsen and jed stuff
       --ignore-symlinks  Do not set symlinks

SEE ALSO
       The dictionaries-common policy document

AUTHORS
       Rafael Laboissiere



0.60.1                            2005-10-18          UPDATE-DEFAULT-ISPELL(8)