irccat man page

irccat — Send message to irc channels.

Synopsis

irccat [-s] <host> <port> <section> <text...>

Description

irccat sends a single line message to a host running subybot with the supybot-irccat plugin. Such a server listens to a specific port and waits for formatted messages which are relayed to one or more irc channels.

The supybot-irccat plugin defines sections. Each section has a name, a password and a list of channels. irccat refers to such a section and it's password. The channels which recieves the message is handled by the server.

Besides the mandatory parameters a password must be given either by using -s or through the environment, see below.

Example

$ irccat-s some.server.net 12345 build "Build completed"
my-secret-pw
$

will send the message "Build completed" to some.server.net:12345 using the section 'build' and it's password.

Options

-s
Read password from stdin.
h, --help
print help info.

Environment

IRCCAT_PASSWORD
Section password, required if not using -s.

See Also

https://github.com/leamas/supybot-irccat.
Source, issue tracker, etc.

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