Package Details: latin-words 1.97FC-6

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Package Base: latin-words
Description: William Whitaker's Latin-English-Latin intelligent dictionary and Latin text analyser.
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Licenses: custom
Submitter: haawda
Maintainer: Vitrum-cnkj34kr8
Last Packager: Vitrum-cnkj34kr8
Votes: 17
Popularity: 0.159683
First Submitted: 2009-11-17 23:02
Last Updated: 2018-09-08 20:30

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quenyen commented on 2015-10-30 05:46

Thanks for doing the mod :) Unfortunately I am getting this message now.... ... Passed ... FAILED
license.txt ... Passed

ids1024 commented on 2015-10-26 01:42

You seem to have forgotten to bump the pkgrel, which seems appropriate if is updated (and improved).

Oh, and is it really necessary to use pushd/popd rather than cd? As far as I know there is no need for a bash script to reset the working directory.

Xyne commented on 2015-10-26 01:22

I have updated the package with all 3 suggestions (thanks). I have also made some other changes to the PKGBUILD that I should have made when I first adopted it.

ids1024 commented on 2015-10-25 02:28

It seems this program is often referred to as Whitaker's words (after the author). I searched the AUR for that, and finding nothing, created a package whitakers-words, until someone pointed out that it was already in the AUR. I have requested deletion of that package.

Perhaps Whitaker's name should be added to the description of as a tag so it will show up in aur searches for "whitaker's words".

quenyen commented on 2015-10-24 03:25

I noticed one error in this, it is minor but it could really help some folks, if they ever use it. It suprises me that it is this unpopular I use the devil out of it. it is...

The script that runs the application works okay, but the program takes an arbitrary number of arguments for words normally.

As a result....typing

words amo

results in just running the app.

I recommend that instead of just executing ./words after the popd...we do it this way

pushd /usr/share/words-1.97FC
./words "$@"

That way all of the words will be passed in from the command line

ids1024 commented on 2015-10-24 03:19

The url can be changed to

Anonymous comment on 2013-04-20 02:51

Compiled fine on my Arch x86_64 up-to-date system just now. Thx!

Xyne commented on 2012-04-06 18:28

The homepage has been taken down. The archives are still available on the University of Notre Dame's website. If someone finds the new homepage, please post it here so that I can update the PKGBUILD.

Anonymous comment on 2011-10-15 02:11

I tried it again, and it compiles fine. So, it may be an orphan, but it still works.

haawda commented on 2010-10-24 17:02

Maybe there is an ada expert out there who can fix this. Orphaning.