How to build Grammalecte



Build a language LANG

Generate the LibreOffice extension and the package folder. LANG is the lang code (ISO 639).

This script uses the file config.ini in the folder gc_lang/LANG.

First build LANG -js

This command is required to generate all necessary files.


-b --build_data

Launch the script in the folder gc_lang/LANG.

-d --dict

Generate the indexable binary dictionary from the lexicon in the folder lexicons.

-js --javascript

Also generate JavaScript extensions. Without this option, only Python modules, data and extensions are generated.

-t --tests

Run unit tests.

-i --install

Install the LibreOffice extension.

-fx --firefox

Launch Firefox Developper (before Firefox 57). Unit tests can be lanched from Firefox, with CTRL+SHIFT+F12.

-we --webext

Launch Firefox Nightly (Firefox 57+). Unit tests can be lanched from the menu.

-tb --thunderbird

Launch Thunderbird.


Full rebuild: LANG -b -d -js

After modifying grammar rules: LANG -t

If you modify the lexicon: LANG -d -js

If you modify your script LANG -b -js