I've repackaged the latest ispell (spell checker) for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. The version currently in the repo has issues. This one works correctly
ispell is the spell checker used by Emacs and SIAG Office. It can also be used stand-alone as a CLI spell checker. This package includes English dictionaries (US and UK). A French dictionary is also in the extra repo.
Package Size: 313K
Installed Size: 2860K
ispell: ispell (spelling checker)
ispell: Ispell is a fast screen-oriented spelling checker that shows you your
ispell: errors in the context of the original file, and suggests possible
ispell: corrections when it can figure them out. Compared to UNIX spell, it
ispell: is faster and much easier to use. Ispell can also handle languages
ispell: other than English. Ispell has a long history, and many people have
ispell: contributed to the current version.
ispell: License: Magiclines,v 1.13 2005/04/14
ispell: Authors: Geoff Kuenning & others
ispell: Website: http://www.lasr.cs.ucla.edu/geoff/ispell.html
After testing this package, please take a moment and come back to this thread to let us know how it works for you.