Eggdev: Re: Bugs: bug or nobug?

BarkerJr barkerjr at
Fri Sep 10 15:12:09 CST 2004

Here's something to add to the 1.7 todo list!

Draco Paladin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 10:41:59AM +0000, reddie crack wrote:
>>the eggdrop.conf file has an option set nick-len by default it is 9 but my 
>>ircd support max nick-len of 30. I changed the default value of 9 to 30 and 
>>i set the net-type to 5.
>>I have written a TCL script which can adduser through channel commands.
>>But when the eggdrop TCL commando [adduser $nick $uhost] is executed
>>only the first 9 characters are stored.
>>Is this normal ? because i want to store the hole nicknames.
> This is normal.  Eggdrop defaults to 9 characters for the handle length
> (The users name in the bot)  It is not suggested you change this as it
> will break user file sharing with any bot that hasn't made this change.
> If you want to change it, you have to edit the src/eggdrop.h file in the
> source and recompile the Eggdrop.  Look for HANDLEN in that file.

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