librep is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public
License, this basically means that you can give it to anyone for any
price as long as full source code is included; you also have the right
to distribute modified copies in the same way. For the actual legalese
see the file COPYING in the distribution (or
In case it isn’t obvious, scripts written to use librep are not considered derived works, and therefore may be licensed however the author wishes. However, the ability of scripts to dynamically load external libraries may complicate this situation.
The distribution includes the following code from other packages:
regexpimplementation, with many modifications. This is distributed under the terms of his copyright, see the file src/README.regexp in the distribution.
sdbmdatabase library by Ozan Yigit.
gettextimplementation for internationalized message catalogues.
Be aware that there is absolutely NO WARRANTY for this program, you use it at your own risk. Obviously I hope there are no bugs, but I make no promises regarding the reliability of this software.