SYNOPSISsirc [options] [nickname [server]]
- Starts sirc in dumb mode (without the full-screen front-end).
- -p <port>
- Specifies the port number to connect to.
- -i <name>
- Specifies the IRCNAME to use (the default being ``sirc user'').
- -n <nick>
- Sets the nickname.
- -s <server>
- Sets the server that sirc should connect to.
- -l <filename>
- Specifies a file to be loaded instead of ~/.sircrc.pl.
- -L <filename>
- Specifies a file of commands to run, instead of ~/.sircrc.
- -H <hostname>
- Specifies a hostname to bind to, as a virtual host.
- Doesn't load ~/.sircrc.pl or the system-wide sircrc.pl.
- Doesn't run commands from ~/.sircrc or the system-wide sircrc.
- Runs in restricted mode (no shell access, no access to files).
- Runs in eight-bit mode, not stripping iso-latin-1 accented characters.
- Specifies the nickname to use on IRC. The default is taken from the environment variables SIRCNAME or IRCNAME.
Specifies the IRC server to connect to; an optional port and connection
password can be given in the form server.host:port:passwd.
DESCRIPTIONsirc is an IRC client that is designed to act much like ircII, except for the scripting interface, which uses perl.
All IRC commands start with a /, and a detailed description of them is given by the command /help.
The standard IRC commands that sirc recognizes are:
- ADMIN, ALIAS, AWAY, BYE, CD, CLEAR, CONNECT, CTCP, DCC, DESCRIBE, DIE, EVAL, EXIT, HELP, IGNORE, INFO, INVITE, JOIN, KICK, KILL, LEAVE, LINKS, LIST, LOAD, LUSERS, MAP, ME, MODE, MOTD, MSG, NAMES, NICK, NOTE, NOTICE, NOTIFY, OPER, QUERY, PART, PING, QUERY, QUIT, QUOTE, RPING, SAY, SERVER, SET, SIGNOFF, SILENCE, SQUIT, STATS, TIME, TOPIC, TRACE, UPING, USERHOST, USERS, VERSION, WALLOPS, WHO, WHOIS, WHOWAS.
In addition, sirc understands these shortcuts and additional commands, which are also described in the /help:
- CL, D, DEOP, DE, HOP, IG, I, INV, J, K, LL, M, MO, N, NEXT, NO, O, OP, P, SYSTEM, T, UMODE, W, WI
For general information about IRC, please look at http://www.irchelp.org/.
COPYINGsirc is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. See the file LICENSE for details.
- user commands to run on startup.
- perl script to load on startup.
- directory where sirc looks for files to load with the /LOAD command.
- information about sirc, installing and using it.
information about how to use perl to make scripts for sirc.
- options to pass to ssfe (see also ssfe(1))
- SIRCSERVER, IRCSERVER
- default server to connect to.
- SIRCPORT, IRCPORT
- default port to connect to.
- SIRCNAME, IRCNAME
- default IRCNAME to use; this is usually your name or a quote.
- SIRCNICK, IRCNICK
- default nickname to use.
- location of your .sircrc file; defaults to ~/.sircrc.
- location of your .sircrc.pl file; defaults to ~/.sircrc.pl.
- default reply to CTCP FINGERs.
- default reply to CTCP USERINFOs.
- SIRCHOST, IRCHOST, LOCALHOST
hostname to bind to, for hosts with multiple (virtual) addresses.
BUGSNone known, please report to the author.
AUTHORsirc was written by Roger Espel Llima <[email protected]>.