ircd-irc2 - The original IRC server daemon

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name ircd-irc2
Package version 2.11.2p3~dfsg
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 827 B
Download size 418.53 KB
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This is the original Internet Relay Chat (IRC) daemon, allowing interactive
character based communication between people connected to this server
with IRC clients.
This version of ircd is mostly used on the IRCNet irc network.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ircd-irc2_2.11.2p3~dfsg-4_i386.deb 2.11.2p3~dfsg i386 Debian Main
ircd-irc2 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.16
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Name Value
dancer-ircd -
ircd -
ircd-dalnet -


Type URL
Binary Package ircd-irc2_2.11.2p3~dfsg-4_amd64.deb
Source Package ircd-irc2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ircd-irc2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ircd-irc2




2014-09-05 - Kilian Krause <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p3~dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Don't print ircd.conf to console in postinst
* Ensure grep in postinst is only run if there is a ircd.conf
(Closes: #760369)
* Update exmaple config with % instead of : to meet new IPv6 config
delimiter (Closes: #760371)
* debian/patches/01_manpages.patch: Fix manpages lintian warnings
* synthesize dircategory and direntry in to please lintian
2014-09-03 - Kilian Krause <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p3~dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* ircd.conf delimiter is % globally with IPv6. Convert all lines to %. 
2014-09-02 - Kilian Krause <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p3~dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Pass CPPFLAGS as CFLAGS to make sure build system will not ignore them
2014-09-01 - Kilian Krause <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p3~dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release: 2.11.2p3
* Add myself to Uploaders
* Update debian/watch: ~dfsg instead of +dfsg, use svn-upgrade
* debian/rules: add get-orig-source target to do the automatic repacking
* Ignore missing debian/maint/ upon clean
* Remove irc2.11.2p2-s_conf.c.diff - incorporated upstream
* Check upstream gpg signature in debian/watch
* Add Homepage field
* Shut up lintian:
- set -e on its own line instead of shebang
- source LSB function in init script
- description-synopsis-starts-with-article (set override)
* debian/copyright talking about GPL as symlink corrected to GPL-1
* Enable IPv6 support
* Bump compat level to 9
* Bump b-d for debhelper to 9 too
* Add dpkg-buildflags to configure call for hardening
* Add dpkg-buildflags to build target too
* Add Vcs-* Entries to debian/control
* Add status target to init script
* Add description to init script to shut up lintian
* Fix permissions of /var/log/ircd/ - set owner to user irc
* Add more verbose whatis entry in ircd-mkpasswd.8 to shut up lintian
* Update P/M lines in default config to % instead of : since we're IPv6 now.
Add postinst script to auto-adjust existing configs (Closes: #547613)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 - no changes needed.
* debian/rules: Update to dh-style
2011-09-26 - Kurt Roeckx <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p2+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove auto generated dpkg-source patch.  (Closes: #643167)
2010-04-18 - Kurt Roeckx <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Apply upstream patch to avoid segfault caused by opers.
* Properly clean source
* Update debian/maint/config.h for the upstream changes.
* Add ${misc:Depends} to the Depends line.
* Don't add the stoplink in runlevel 1, we should get killed.
Also tell dh_installinit not to create any stop link.
* Install doc/ as an info page.
2009-09-21 - Kurt Roeckx <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p1+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Disable ipv6 support again (Closes: #547614)
It doesn't work without ipv6 support in the kernel.
* Don't redirect erorrs to /dev/null in the init script.
2009-09-18 - Kurt Roeckx <>
ircd-irc2 (2.11.2p1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Enable IPv6 support.
* Add watch file.
* Change debhelper compat level from 4 to 7:
- change dh_clean -k to dh_prep
* Update Standards-Version from 3.6.1 to 3.8.3:
- init script returns success when ircd already running, pass --oknodo
to start-stop-daemon
- Create /var/run/ircd in the init script
- Convert debian/copyright from latin1 to utf8
* Don't fix permissions of /var/run/ircd or remove files in it from
the postinst script.  Also don't ship that empty dir.
* Don't remove files in and the dirs /etc/ircd on purge,
dpkg should remove those by itself.
* Fix copyright file to include the copyright notices and all the
license information.

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