licensecheck - simple license checker for source files
licensecheck [--verbose] [--copyright] [-l|--lines=N] [-i|--ignore=regex] [-c|--check=regex] [-r|--recursive] list of files and directories to check
licensecheck attempts to determine the license that applies to each file passed to it, by searching the start of the file for text belonging to various licenses.
If any of the arguments passed are directories, licensecheck will add the files contained within to the list of files to process.
Specify whether to output the text being processed from each file before the corresponding license information.
Default is to be quiet.
Specify a pattern against which filenames will be matched in order to decide which files to check the license of.
The default includes common source files.
The two configuration files /etc/devscripts.conf and ~/.devscripts are sourced by a shell in that order to set configuration variables. Command line options can be used to override configuration file settings. Environment variable settings are ignored for this purpose. The currently recognised variables are:
This code is copyright by Adam D. Barratt <firstname.lastname@example.org>, all rights reserved; based on a script of the same name from the KDE SDK, which is copyright by <email@example.com>. This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. You are free to redistribute this code under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later.
Adam D. Barratt <firstname.lastname@example.org>