IRC

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Sun Jan 14 09:45:59 PST 2007


Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> TheOldFellow wrote:
>   
>> Declan Naughton wrote:
>>     
>>>> irc has not been installed on the new server yet.  Its another
>>>> opportunity for me to learn something new.  :(
>>>>         
>>> Why don't we just use Freenode? There is an established #lfs channel
>>> there. Do we really need to run our own IRC server?
>>>
>>>       
>> Two reasons from me.
>>
>> 1) In days of yore, when LFS was in active development with tens of
>> editors and other interested parties, we needed about five channels to
>> sort out all the traffic.
>>     
Not to mention the huge about of people in #lfs-support looking for help.
>> 2) Bruce needs the practise :-)
>>     
>
> Yeah, yeah.  OK, what server is preferred?
>
> How about ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/unix/irc/server/irc2.9.5.tgz ?
>
>   -- Bruce
>   
Unreal (http://www.unrealircd.com/) is a fairly good one. It's what I
developed the resident bot on. Very configurable.



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