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Extensible IRC-Bot written in C

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Eiwic 1.1.x
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 Eiwic is released under the GPL, for more info please read the file COPYING.


Quick compilation guide
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        - Ungzip & untar the eiwic-1.1.x.tar.gz file

        - Run: ./configure

        - Run: make (use gmake on *BSD)

        - Edit 'sample.conf' to fit your needs and save it as 'bot.conf'

        - Optional: Run "./eiwic bot.conf -l - -v 10" to probe if the bot is
          running correctly with your bot.conf. If it doesn't give you errors
          or warnings and joins the channels you set, your configuration is
          alright and you can kill the bot again through SIGINT (Ctrl-C).

        - To run the bot in the background finally, you may launch it with
          "./eiwic bot.conf -d" or, additionally, with "-l eiwic.log -v X" if
          you want a logfile (X is the verbosity level, set it to 10 for a
          verbose debug logfile, or to 2 for a normal (smaller) logfile.

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Send bugs to lordi@styleliga.org with a description and, if necessary, the part
of the logfile.

Thanks go out to alpha_5 for running Eiwic on his server so many bugs have been
found, to Youk for making it run on OpenBSD and to Elaminato for testing Eiwic
with Cygwin :)


Changelog
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1.1.4 - mar 28th 2010
        * patch by Florian Scholz: nickserv module & dict enhancements
        * Git repository is now available at http://github.com/lordi/Eiwic

1.1.3 - jun 29th 2005
        * Added RSS newsfeed module (rssfeed.c) (libraptor required)
        * You can now create a modules/*.buildflags file where additional
          flags for the specific module can be written down
        * You can now create a modules/*.skip file to skip a module during
          compilation
        * -t flag can now take multiple trigger lines, seperated by semicolon
        * output_tostring() to get the output destination (channel, query, ...)

1.1.2 - ....

1.1.1 - oct 27th 2004
        * fixed a bug with output routing
        * added more functions to admin.so
        * added !decide module
        * added experimental !getnick module - dont use it ;)
        * added a crash/debug module

1.1.0 - oct 15th 2004
        * added output routing:
          every trigger, ep_main, ep_help function doesn't have to
          send its output now directly to the server. it just sends
          its output to an OUTPUT object, which will then be routed
          to a channel, and then to the server, for example
        * changed module API because of the output routing
        * in the msvc/ directory is now a MSVC studio workspace (not
          for compiling, just editing)
        * thrown out some modules... fixed all other modules to match the 
          new module API
        * introduced ep_help callback for the modules
        * changed !help trigger from the info module. it can now be used
          to read what the ep_help trigger returns from every module.
        * triggers can now be used in private /msgs to the bot
        * triggers can now be tested with the -t cmdline parameter
    
1.0.14 - oct 10th 2004
        the last version(s) hasn't been documented.
        
        * support for admin_mask and admin-only triggers added
        * added modadmin module for runtime-module-managment
        * fixed "dict":
           - now using pda.leo.org
           - added !dico for french - german translation
           - had to update html parsing
           - support for <b>-tag
        * added some testing modules (don't pay attention to them)
        * + more fixes

1.0.12  pre1:
          ./configure script included (thanks to Youk)
        pre2:
          "stream" module introduced, streams your channel through browser
          "rot13" module added, introducing !rot13 ;)
          code clean-ups
        pre3:
          modules/Makefile fixed for some systems (thanks to Youk)
          struct timeval fix for some system (required sys/time.h)
          added "USERNAME" setting in the config file
        pre4:
          added "stats" module, monitoring all triggers and saves statistics
          added ep_trigger call back function, is always called when any
            trigger is triggered
          "stream" module updates
        pre5:
          added "users.[c|h]" and basic user_* functions
          added "getop" module, which will be replaced with some real
            user/rights management etc. (doesn't work however ;),
            dont use it)
          fixed !dict module (layout change on dict.leo.org)
        pre6:
          added CSS style support for HTTP livestream (stream)
1.0.11  module code updated again
        Makefile re-written
1.0.10  removed 'ping' module / added 'conv' (EUR->USD) conversion
        added 'heise' module that automatically puts new heise news into your
        channel
        added a function that pings the server after a specific intervall so
        that eiwic is able to discover when the connection got lost
        updated module code (will not link functions anymore)
1.0.9   minor bug fixes
        will now run on OpenBSD (OpenBSD does not support modules loading in a
        way linux does, so it might cause problems)
1.0.8   fixed bc bug ;)
        added "settings" structure/set code rewritten
        module code cleanups
        added cyborg module
        added HTTPS proxy support
        fixed ld open issue
1.0.7   Makefile updated
        add bc/calc module
ALPHA6: minor bug fixes
        added !find (google module)
        added ipv6 and debug switches to Makefile
ALPHA5: major bug fixes
        cleaned up modules
        added !up ;)
ALPHA4: vhost support
        vvd_section
ALPHA3: daemon mode
        ctcp module updated: ping
        ipv6
        multiple server
        multiple channels
ALPHA2: introducing new log system with several
        verbosity-level and module-dependent logging

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