9.2 License keys

LispWorks is protected against unauthorized copying and use by a simple key protection mechanism. LispWorks will not start up until it finds a file containing a valid key.

The image looks for a valid license key in the following places, in order:

When the file lwlicense is found, it must contain a valid key for the current machine. If you try to run LispWorks without a valid key, a message will be printed reporting that no valid key was found.

LispWorks Release Notes and Installation Guide - 18 Mar 2008