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.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.8 platform.

Package Information

Librep Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of Librep

Install librep by running the following commands:

sed -i 's/__OPTIMIZE__/__OPTIMIZE__ \&\& 0/g' src/repint.h &&

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


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

sed -i...: This command fixes a build error with GCC 5.


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.

Last updated on 2015-09-11 23:03:44 +0000