|-d||Starts sirc in dumb mode (without the full-screen front-end).|
|Specifies the port number to connect to.|
|Specifies the IRCNAME to use (the default being sirc user).|
|Sets the nickname.|
|Sets the server that sirc should connect to.|
|Specifies a file to be loaded instead of ~/.sircrc.pl.|
|Specifies a file of commands to run, instead of ~/.sircrc.|
|Specifies a hostname to bind to, as a virtual host.|
|-q||Doesnt load ~/.sircrc.pl or the system-wide sircrc.pl.|
|-Q||Doesnt run commands from ~/.sircrc or the system-wide sircrc.|
|-R||Runs in restricted mode (no shell access, no access to files).|
|-8||Runs in eight-bit mode, not stripping iso-latin-1 accented characters.|
nickname Specifies the nickname to use on IRC. The default is taken from the environment variables SIRCNAME or IRCNAME. server Specifies the IRC server to connect to; an optional port and connection password can be given in the form server.host:port:passwd.
sirc 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/.
sirc 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.
~/.sircrc user commands to run on startup. ~/.sircrc.pl perl script to load on startup. ~/.sirc directory where sirc looks for files to load with the /LOAD command. README information about sirc, installing and using it. PROGRAMMING information about how to use perl to make scripts for sirc.
SSFE 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. SIRCRC location of your .sircrc file; defaults to ~/.sircrc. SIRCRCPL location of your .sircrc.pl file; defaults to ~/.sircrc.pl. IRCFINGER default reply to CTCP FINGERs. USERINFO default reply to CTCP USERINFOs. SIRCHOST, IRCHOST, LOCALHOST hostname to bind to, for hosts with multiple (virtual) addresses.
None known, please report to the author.
sirc was written by Roger Espel Llima <email@example.com>.
|Roger Espel Llima||SIRC (1)|