Introduction to Librep

The librep package contains a Lisp system. This is useful for scripting or for applications that may use the Lisp interpreter as an extension language.



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Package Information

User Notes:

Installation of Librep

Install librep by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

sed -i '5043,5044 d' libtool &&
make install


Installed Programs: rep, rep-remote, rep-xgettext, and repdoc
Installed Libraries: and numerous modules installed in the /usr/lib/rep hierarchy
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/rep, /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp, and /usr/share/rep

Short Descriptions


is the Lisp interpreter

contains the functions necessary for the Lisp interpreter