silc improved is an SILC client without a user interface. silc improved does output via files and input throught FIFOs. Most features of SILC are implemented.
/j < channel > join to a channel
/l [channel] leave the actual or named channel
/msg < nick > < message > send a private message
/set signed < on|off > Set signing of messages on/off
/set signal_detach < on|off > When SIGTERM or SIGINT is caught, si detaches the session
/query < nick > Start a query with the user, so all private messages are no longer written in the master channel. the query has his own directory under $silcidr/query/$username
/names prints the users of the actual channel
and all other silc commands ( 'unkown' commands are directly send to the server )
There are endless possibilities using si. i use in one window a multitail and in the other the python input shell, you can find in the CVS.
first you had to install libsilc (http://silcnet.org)
make install (as root)
When your SILC includes/libs are not in /usr/local/silc you had to specify them like this
make SILCINCLUDE=/path/to/silc/include SILCLIB=/path/to/silc/lib
What's New in This Release:
· This release has been ported to SILC toolkit 1.1.
· The code has been cleaned up.