IRCRC(1)                                                 IRCRC(1)

          ircrc - internet relay chat client

          ircrc [ -p port ] [ -P server password ] [ -r realname ] [
          -t target ] [ -n nick ] [ -T ] [ server ]

          Ircrc is an IRC client.  Messages are sent from standard
          input and received from standard output.  The default server
          is  The arguments bitlbee and oftc are
          expanded to and, respectively.
          The options are:

          -p port
               Change the default port (6667).

          -P server password
               Specify a password for the remote server.

          -r realname
               Change the default name (<nil>).

          -t target
               Set and join the target channel.  If multiple channels
               are specified, only the last one will be set as target.
               Messages are sent to target unless they are commands.

          -n nick
               Change the default nickname ($user).

               Use tls through tlssrv(8).

          Ircrc commands begin with a slash.  Unrecognized commands
          result in an error message and send nothing to the server.
          The commands are:

          /! cmd
               Send the output of the shell command cmd to the current

          /M   MODE command.

          /N   NOTICE command.

          /T   TOPIC command.

          /W   WHOIS command.

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          /a   AWAY command.

          /j   JOIN command.

          /l   LIST command.

          /m   PRIVMSG command.

          /n   NICK command.

          /p   PART command.

          /q cmd
               Send the raw IRC command cmd to the server.

          /t target
               Set target. If target is more than one channel, any
               messages are sent to all of them.

          /u   USERS command.

          /w   WHO command.

          /x   QUIT command.  Control-D also sends this command.

          See RFC 1459 and RFC 2812 for detailed information about IRC

          Default usage:

               % ircrc

          Join as a different user:

               % ircrc -r glenda -n glenda

          Join two channels on login:

               % ircrc -t '#cat-v,#plan9'



          Some fonts do not support the nickname delimiters.

          If the connection is lost, ircrc waits for input before

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