I installed vim71 from the ports on a FreeBSD 7.0 machine and wanted to do spell checking on a German text. But the vim installation did not provide any other language files than the English ones.
I therefore wrote a little script that downloads and installs the needed language files into /usr/local/share/vim/vim71/spell/. You can find this script here if you are interested in it.
You need to run it as root like this:
To activate the new language within vim, you need to issue
within vim. You can also place these commands into your .vimrc