Re: [code] [textadept] Spell-check poll

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:55:01 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Robert,

On Thu, 3 Sep 2015, Robert Gieseke wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
> Am 30/08/15 um 06:23 schrieb Mitchell:
>> Hi,
>> I've been experimenting with compiling hunspell (a spell checking
>> library) directly into Textadept and think I've got something
>> workable. The only potential problem is that the textadept
>> executables grow in size by about 300k from ~850k to ~1.1MB.
> [...]
>> Please let me know if you have any thoughts or other comments. Thanks
>> in advance.
> would it be worth considering embedding Luarocks in Textedept? Then we
> could install anything requiring compilation, including Hunspell, I
> think. (And have the package management problem solved.)
> Otherwise, I wouldn't mind the extra size.

I've looked into this before and determined that while it was possible, it
would take a lot of work because LuaRocks was not designed to be
embeddable into an application. However, maybe recent releases have made
things easier. It's worth another look at some point.


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