DarkFire IRC Daemon 1.3.9

The DarkFire IRC daemon is a modern and efficient IRCd for small and medium sized networks.
The DarkFire IRCd daemon is a modern and efficient IRCd for small and medium sized networks. This IRCd is designed for use primarily on the DarkFire IRC Network, but can be used freely elsewhere.


First, obtain a secret.h file if your network requires it. Contact an administrator if you are linking to DarkFire to obtain our file.

Automatically gather system information.


Generate server configuration files.


Build and install the IRCd to the location you specified in ./config

make install

or (same result)

make; cp src/ircd

Copy configuration files (ircd.conf and ircd.motd) if available. To create an ircd.conf automatically:


The Message of the Day (ircd.motd) file may be created with any text editor

Run your IRCd:


Note: if you install ircd in a different location, this may differ

What's New in This Release:

· Numeric 001 sends real host, not disguised host (fixes DCC issues)
· Added fix for _res link errors
· ULine exempt from SVSMODE +Z (just in case)
· Cleaned up command line interface, added help (ircd -h)
· Fixed errors on failed ircd starts
· Do not update counts (/lusers info) more than once every 2 seconds
· Added an implementation of NICKIP for local clients only: currently applies to dvs kills, klines/akills, and channel bans

last updated on:
October 8th, 2005, 10:05 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
ROOT \ Utilities
DarkFire IRC Daemon
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