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# Line 25  experienced users. Line 25  experienced users.
25       determine how your system is set up, and figure out how to compile       determine how your system is set up, and figure out how to compile
26       eggdrop.  It will also try to find Tcl, which is required to compile.       eggdrop.  It will also try to find Tcl, which is required to compile.
27    
28    2. Type 'make' from the eggdrop directory.  Or to force a statically    2. Type either 'make config' or 'make iconfig' to determine which modules
29         will be compiled.  'make config' creates the default modules.  If you
30         want to choose which modules to make use 'make iconfig'.
31    
32      3. Type 'make' from the eggdrop directory.  Or to force a statically
33       linked module bot type 'make static'.  Otherwise the Makefile will       linked module bot type 'make static'.  Otherwise the Makefile will
34       determin which type of bot your system will support.  Dynamic isalways       determin which type of bot your system will support.  Dynamic isalways
35       the better way to go if possible. There're also the options debug and       the better way to go if possible. There're also the options debug and
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39       to compile and will enlarge the binary a bit, but it's worth if you       to compile and will enlarge the binary a bit, but it's worth if you
40       want to support eggdrop development.       want to support eggdrop development.
41    
42    3. Eggdrop must be installed in a directory somewhere.  This is    4. Eggdrop must be installed in a directory somewhere.  This is
43       accomplished by entering the unix command:       accomplished by entering the unix command:
44    
45         make install
46         This will install the eggdrop in your home directory in a directory
47         called eggdrop (ie. /home/user/eggdrop).
48    
49         If you want to install to a different directory use:
50    
51       make install DEST=<directory>       make install DEST=<directory>
52       example make install DEST=/home/egguser/eggdrop       example make install DEST=/home/user/otherdir
53       (note you must use full path for every file to be correctly installed)       (note you must use full path for every file to be correctly installed)
54    
55       [The following is performed from the directory installed above]       [The following is performed from the directory installed above]
56    
57    4. Copy the file 'eggdrop.simple.conf' to a new file, usually the same name    5. Copy the file 'eggdrop.complete.conf' to a new file, usually the same name
58       as the bot that will use it, e.g. "LamestBot".       as the bot that will use it, e.g. "LamestBot.conf".
59    
60    5. Edit your config file LamestBot completely.    6. Edit your config file LamestBot.conf completely.
61    
62    6. Start the bot with the "-m" option to create a user file, ie 'eggdrop    7. Start the bot with the "-m" option to create a user file, ie './eggdrop
63       -m LamestBot'.       -m LamestBot.conf'.
64    
65    7. When starting the bot in the future, drop the "-m".  If you have    8. When starting the bot in the future, drop the "-m".  If you have
66       edited your bot script correctly, you can type:       edited your bot script correctly, you can type:
67       chmod u+x <my-bot-script-name>       chmod u+x <my-bot-script-name>
68       e.g.       e.g.
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73       start up your bot.  For this to work, the top line of your script MUST       start up your bot.  For this to work, the top line of your script MUST
74       contain the correct path to eggdrop.       contain the correct path to eggdrop.
75    
76    8. It's advisable to run your bot via crontab so that it will    9. It's advisable to run your bot via crontab so that it will
77       automatically restart if the machine goes down or (heaven forbid) the       automatically restart if the machine goes down or (heaven forbid) the
78       bot should crash. Look at the file 'scripts/botchk' and       bot should crash. Look at the file 'scripts/botchk' and
79       'scripts/autobotchk' for a great start with crontabbing the bot.       'scripts/autobotchk' for a great start with crontabbing the bot.
80    
81    9. Smile, and if you haven't already read the README file in its   10. Smile, and if you haven't already read the README file in its
82       entirety, go take a long walk off a short pier.       entirety, go take a long walk off a short pier.
83    
84  (3) MODULES  (3) MODULES

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