Projects / ngIRCd


ngIRCd is a portable IRC daemon written from scratch. It is easy to configure, supports server links (even with original ircds) and runs on hosts with changing IP addresses (such as dial-in networks). Currently supported platforms are AIX, A/UX, Darwin/Mac OS X, FreeBSD, HP-UX, IRIX, Linux, NetBSD, SunOS/Solaris, and Windows with Cygwin.

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Recent releases

  •  25 Mar 2014 20:03

    Release Notes: This bugfix-only release doesn't contain new features, but fixes a few "glitches" in ngIRCd 21 which have been reported over the past few months.

    •  30 Oct 2013 22:14

      Release Notes: A new help system documenting all supported IRC commands has been included, support for "server target masks" for a lot of commands has been enhanced, a new configuration variable "IncludeDir" that allows to split the server configuration across multiple files has been implemented, and support for SSL certificate fingerprints has been added.

      •  23 Aug 2013 21:32

        Release Notes: A severe bug has been fixed that could crash the daemon when "NoticeAuth" was enabled.

        •  19 Aug 2013 19:47

          Release Notes: A denial of service bug in the function handling KICK commands has been fixed, and hostname cloaking has been enhanced. Some error messages have been clarified, and the build system supports recent versions of GNU automake now.

          •  19 Aug 2013 19:45

            Release Notes: This is a bugfix release only. Some protocol problems have been fixed, as well as building ngIRCd on Cygwin.


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