[eggheads-patches] PATCH: manpage.patch
Peter 'Rattacresh' Backes
rtc at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Wed Oct 13 12:04:00 CST 1999
Finally an update for this antique man page.
-- Peter 'Rattacresh' Backes, rtc at rhrk.uni-kl.de
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diff -urN eggdrop1.3.29/doc/UPDATES1.3 eggdrop1.3.29+manpage/doc/UPDATES1.3
--- eggdrop1.3.29/doc/UPDATES1.3 Wed Oct 13 16:43:53 1999
+++ eggdrop1.3.29+manpage/doc/UPDATES1.3 Wed Oct 13 16:43:37 1999
@@ -4,6 +4,7 @@
Foundby Fixedby What....
+ rtc redid manual page
drummer small fix when starting with -m and we already have
Fabian the language table is now always first loaded with english
diff -urN eggdrop1.3.29/doc/man1/eggdrop.1 eggdrop1.3.29+manpage/doc/man1/eggdrop.1
--- eggdrop1.3.29/doc/man1/eggdrop.1 Wed Oct 13 16:43:53 1999
+++ eggdrop1.3.29+manpage/doc/man1/eggdrop.1 Wed Oct 13 16:41:56 1999
@@ -1,41 +1,36 @@
-.TH EGGDROP 1 "5 June, 1999"
+.TH EGGDROP 1 "October 1999" "EGGDEV" "IRC goodies"
eggdrop \- an IRC robot program
+.RB [ options ]
+.RB [ config-file ]
-is a fully-functional IRC robot program. It is
-stand-alone, and does not require the ircII client. It currently
-supports all known IRC nets, including EFnet and Undernet.
+is a fully-functional Internet Relay Chat robot program. It
+is stand-alone, and does not require the
+client. It currently supports all known IRC nets, including EFnet,
+IRCnet, Dalnet and Undernet.
-does nothing. It needs a config file
-(usually named after your bot)
+does nothing. It needs a config file (usually named after your bot)
to tell it how to behave. The
-config file is actually a script written in enhanced
-with extra commands and variables defined by eggdrop). A sample
-Tcl config file,
-, is given with the distribution.
+config file is actually a script written in
+.I "enhanced TCL"
+(TCL with extra commands and variables defined by eggdrop). A sample
+TCL config file with describing comments for each option,
+.IR eggdrop.conf.dist ,
+is given with the distribution.
online documentation. Once you get the bot
running, open a DCC chat with it, and send it a DCC message like:
- /msg =MyBot .help
+/msg =MyBot .help
@@ -47,7 +42,7 @@
normally automatically moves into the background upon loading. This
option makes it stay in the foreground and display console entries
to the console terminal.
@@ -63,30 +58,65 @@
simulates a local DCC chat which never ends (as long as the bot is
running). The nickname used for the DCC chat is "HQ" (a master).
-Console and log output will be "squelched".
The first time you run
-, you need to use the -m option, to
+.IR eggdrop ,
+you need to use the -m option, to
put eggdrop in "userfile creation" mode. Follow the directions
-and it will build a user record database, with you listed as a
-"master" (person who runs the bot).
+and it will build a user record database, with you listed as an
+'owner' (person who runs the bot).
+handles the following signals:
+This signal is ignored by
+and can be used to determine whether it's running or not.
+Depending on die-on-sigterm being set to 0 or 1 in the config file,
+will save the user file or die.
+Depending on die-on-sighup being set to 0 or 1 in the config file,
+will rehash or die.
+.SH "ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES"
+This variable can be set to the language you want
+to speak to you. It defaults to english, but german and french are
+Specifies the directory where all your language files are stored.
+The default is ./language
-eggdrop.conf.dist sample configuration file
-weed Tcl script to sort eggdrop userfiles
-botchk shell script suitable for crontab job
-scripts/ some example Tcl-eggdrop scripts
+a sample configuration file
+TCL script to sort eggdrop userfiles
+shell script suitable for crontab job
+some example TCL-eggdrop scripts
.SH "SEE ALSO"
Robey Pointer 1997
-If you find any, email to eggheads at eggheads.org !
+.SH "REPORTING BUGS"
+Report bugs to <eggheads at eggheads.org> if you find any.
+.\" end of man page
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