irccat man page
irccat — Send message to irc channels.
irccat [-s] <host> <port> <section> <text...>
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.
$ irccat-s some.server.net 12345 build "Build completed"
will send the message "Build completed" to some.server.net:12345 using the section 'build' and it's password.
Read password from stdin.
- h, --help
print help info.
Section password, required if not using -s.
Source, issue tracker, etc.