Minimalistic IRC client for POSIX systems
Kirc is a lightweight, terminal/console IRC client. It is designed to be compatible with all POSIX-compliant operating systems (including GNU/Linux). Kirc has no dependencies, only requiring a C99 compiler (such as GCC) and POSIX C header files to be built.
Instead of having commands specific to itself, Kirc allows users to send raw IRC commands to the server it is connected to. Kirc has basic Emacs-style keybindings for text entry.
Whilst mostly minimalistic in nature, Kirc has features such as chat history logging, terminal colours and SASL authentication. Kirc does not support TLS encryption; the developer suggests using a program like Stunnel or Socat to encapsulate the IRC connection within an encrypted 'tunnel'.
9 January 2021
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|Required to build||Any C99 compiler|
|Source requirement||Header files for the C POSIX library|
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