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BitchX wont read .bitchxrc

Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:39 pm
by tkz
Hi all,

BitchX Wont read .bitchxrc and i cant work out why :/ here is my .bitchxrc:

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export IRCNICK=dave2005
export IRCSERVER=irc.server.com
export HOME=dl/
export IRCNAME=skeptic
How can i get BitchX to read it?

Any help greatly appreciated.

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:07 am
by deww
I don't believe Bitchx reads variables like your shell does. Try putting what you have down there in your .profile

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 1:11 am
by tkz
Its working being in my .bash_profile.

Thanks :D

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 11:21 am
by munky
future reference, for .bitchxrc, it would be:

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set VARIABLE some string or other
and, irrc, it would be just NICK, SERVER, and NAME if you set it in .bitchxrc instead of .profile. though i could be wrong.