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A spell checking program which prints each misspelled word on a line of its own. It is designed as a clone of the standard Unix 'spell' program, and implemented as a wrapper for 'Ispell." Spell accepts its arguments as a list of files to read from. Within that list, the magical file name "-" causes spell to read from the standard input. In addition, when called with no file name arguments, Spell assumes that it should process standard input.

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Download version 1.0 (stable)
released on 6 April 1996


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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey1 February 2001

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David Frey Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

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Required to use glibc
Required to build gcc
Required to build glibc ncurses4


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