libircclient1 - C library to create IRC clients

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libircclient1
Package version 1.8
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 77 B
Download size 19.77 KB
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libircclient is a small but powerful library that implements the
client-server IRC protocol. It is designed to be small, fast, portable and
compatible to RFC standards, and most IRC clients. libircclient features
* Full multi-threading support.
* Single threads handles all the IRC processing.
* Support for single-threaded applications, and socket-based applications,
which use select()
* Synchronous and asynchronous interfaces.
* CTCP support with optional build-in reply code.
* Flexible DCC support, including both DCC chat, and DCC file transfer.
* Can both initiate and react to initiated DCC.
* Can accept or decline DCC sessions asynchronously.
* Plain C interface and implementation (possible to use from C++ code,
* Compatible with RFC 1459 and most IRC clients.
* Good documentation and examples available.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libircclient1_1.8-2_i386.deb 1.8 i386 Debian Main
libircclient1 - - -


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libc6 >= 2.15
multiarch-support -


Type URL
Binary Package libircclient1_1.8-2_amd64.deb
Source Package libircclient

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libircclient1 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libircclient1




2014-09-18 - Dariusz Dwornikowski <>
libircclient (1.8-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* patch/fix-ipv6-socaddr.patch added (Closes: #762027)
- fixes segfault when connecting to an IPv6 address
2014-08-15 - Dariusz Dwornikowski <>
libircclient (1.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer (Closes: #674882) 
* Imported Upstream version 1.8
* Removed -dfsg, rfc file violating DFSG no longer in source
* Bump standards to 3.9.5, no changes needed 
* Build-Dep in d/control changed to debhelper>=9
* Added myself to d/copyright
* d/copyright updated for Authors of cocoa/
* d/compat changed to 9
* Deleted 00_fix_missing_headers patch, not needed 
* Added dh-autoreconf to Build-Deps
* Switched to multiarch (Thanks Andreas Rönnquist)
* patch/proper-lib-building.patch added
- removed old build system
- uses autoreconf and libtool
- still allows using upstream's --enable system
- builds libircclient with IPv6 support
* removed README.source file, not needed
* README.Debian added with URL pointing to upstream's doc
2014-08-15 - Dariusz Dwornikowski <>
libircclient (1.6+dfsg1-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Rönnquist ]
* Imported Upstream version 1.6+dfsg1
* Update Standards Version to 3.9.3 (No changes)
* Update Vcs-* fields
* Reset executable flag of bootstrap after running it
* Convert package to quilt format
* Fix debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
* Add hardening flags to build system
* Fix Multiarch support
* Fix binary-control-field-duplicates-source field 'Section'
* Fix duplicate short description lintian warning
* Fix quilt-patch-missing-description lintian warning
* Add symbols file for libircclient1
* Update homepage field
* Drop installing unneeded .la file
* Update Copyright file
* Fix closing bug lacking hash sign
2009-06-28 - Bradley Smith <>
libircclient (1.3+dfsg1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add quilt patch system.
* debian/patches:
- 00_fix_missing_headers.diff - Add missing includes. Closes: #534898.
2009-06-27 - Bradley Smith <>
libircclient (1.3+dfsg1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add missing header file. Closes: #534798.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.2. (No changes).
2009-01-05 - Bradley Smith <>
libircclient (1.3+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2008-10-26 - Bradley Smith <>
libircclient (1.2+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. Closes: #498179.

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