Dependency broken in package kolab-webclient for debian 8 (jessie) ! (php-pspell)
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There's a bug in the control file where php-pspell (available in stretch with php version 7.x) is a mandatory dependency.

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 kolab-webclient : Depends: php-pspell but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

That's simply not true.
Roundcubemail checks if there's the pspell library loadable, and will fall back to the Googiespell engine.
Please fix the control file and remove the file change:

 /usr/share/roundcubemail/config/ - 'pspell'  - requires the PHP Pspell module and aspell installed
/usr/share/roundcubemail/config/$config['spellcheck_engine'] = 'pspell';

Best regards
Franz Skale


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pasik added a subscriber: pasik.May 23 2019, 2:18 PM
machniak lowered the priority of this task from Needs Triage to Normal.May 29 2019, 12:18 PM
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I didn't check that on Debian 8, but a few notes:

  1. It's not an issue on Debian 9 indeed.
  2. Roundcube will not fallback to any other method if it is configured to use pspell.
sicherha closed this task as Resolved.Oct 4 2019, 5:54 PM
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