hunspell-hs: Hunspell thread-safe FFI bindings for spell checking.

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Dependencies base (>=4.7 && <5), stm [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright 2018 Ashutosh Rishi Ranjan
Author Ashutosh Rishi Ranjan
Category Language
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Uploaded by ashutoshrishi at 2018-06-04T13:34:50Z



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Haskell bindings for Hunspell with thread-safety in mind. The goal was to be able to serve hunspell as an API in a webserver.

Takes inspiration from the Golang bindings:

Please refer to the module description for Language.Hunspell on Hackage for more information.


This package needs to find the libhunspell shared library on your system.

On Linux (use your package manager to install libhunspell-dev):

sudo apt install libhunspell-dev

On Macos:

brew install hunspell