An IRC client that runs as a daemon accepting notification requests.

You presnt them JSON objects presented to a listening socket. It is meant to be used by hook scripts in version-control repositories, allowing them to send commit notifications to project IRC channels. A hook script that works with git, hg, and svn is included in the distribution.


irker-2.12.tar.gzgzipped source tarball
COPYINGproject license
NEWSproject news
irker-2.12.md5source tarball MD5 checksum
READMEroadmap file
install.htmlForge installation instructions
irkerd.htmlHTML rendering of irkerd.8
hacking.htmlHacker’s Guide to irker
security.htmlSecurity analysis of irker
irkerhook.htmlHTML rendering of irkerhook.1

The project repository is at

Project statistics are available at OpenHub.

There is a project IRC channel.

If you appreciate this code (and especially if you make money by using it) please leave me a tip on Gratipay.

Recent Changes

  Catch erroneous UTF-8 or non-UTF-8 from servers.
  Also autodetect the right logging device under FreeBSD: /var/run/syslog