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15            2a    CVS usage            2a    CVS usage
16       3    Quick startup       3    Quick startup
17       4    Upgrading       4    Upgrading
18            4a    From a pre-1.3/1.4/1.5 version to 1.5            4a    From a pre-1.3 version to 1.6
19            4b    From an older 1.3/1.4/1.5 version to a newer one            4b    From an older 1.3/1.4/1.5/1.6 version to a newer one
20       5    Frequently Asked Questions       5    Frequently Asked Questions
21              1. What do I do if I get the Error "User file not found"?              1. What do I do if I get the Error "User file not found"?
22              2. My Eggdrop won't run; It just says "Can't find your              2. My Eggdrop won't run; It just says "Can't find your
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79            are bugs to be fixed and features to be added (if the users            are bugs to be fixed and features to be added (if the users
80            demand them, and they make actually sense). In fact, it            demand them, and they make actually sense). In fact, it
81            existed for several years as v0.7 - v0.9 before finally            existed for several years as v0.7 - v0.9 before finally
82            going 1.0. This version of eggdrop is part of the 1.5 tree.            going 1.0. This version of eggdrop is part of the 1.6 tree.
83            A valiant effort has been made to chase down and destroy            A valiant effort has been made to chase down and destroy
84            bugs.            bugs.
85    
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114            the one that comes on Slackware 3.0 is goofed up and you'll            the one that comes on Slackware 3.0 is goofed up and you'll
115            have to re-install it for yourself to get it working.            have to re-install it for yourself to get it working.
116    
117            Currently, the 1.5 tree of eggdrop is developed at            Currently, the 1.6 tree of eggdrop is developed at
118            eggheads.org. You can get the latest version of eggdrop from            eggheads.org. You can get the latest version of eggdrop from
119            ftp.eggheads.org.            ftp.eggheads.org.
120    
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145                 (3) type 'cvs login'                 (3) type 'cvs login'
146                 (4) press <enter> when it asks for a password.                 (4) press <enter> when it asks for a password.
147                 (5) in your home dir, type 'cvs checkout                 (5) in your home dir, type 'cvs checkout
148                 eggdrop1.5'                 eggdrop1.6'
149                 (6) in ~/eggdrop1.5, you should have a copy of the                 (6) in ~/eggdrop1.6, you should have a copy of the
150                 latest CVS version of eggdrop.                 latest CVS version of eggdrop.
151    
152            Notes:            Notes:
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155                 (2) you don't need to go through this whole                 (2) you don't need to go through this whole
156                 process every time; if you want to get a CVS                 process every time; if you want to get a CVS
157                 version of eggdrop at a later time, you can just                 version of eggdrop at a later time, you can just
158                 'cd ~/eggdrop1.5' and type 'cvs update -A'.                 'cd ~/eggdrop1.6' and type 'cvs update -A'.
159                 (3) if you experience errors when using 'export',                 (3) if you experience errors when using 'export',
160                 you might be using tclsh as a shell. If so, try                 you might be using tclsh as a shell. If so, try
161                 using the command 'setenv' instead of 'export':                 using the command 'setenv' instead of 'export':
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169    
170       (4) UPGRADING       (4) UPGRADING
171    
172            (4a) FROM A PRE-1.3/1.4/1.5 VERSION TO 1.5            (4a) FROM A PRE-1.3 VERSION TO 1.6
173    
174                 #### BACK UP YOUR USERFILE ####                 #### BACK UP YOUR USERFILE ####
175    
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180                 eggdrop radically changed alot of things.                 eggdrop radically changed alot of things.
181    
182                 There are many major changes between v0.9, v1.0,                 There are many major changes between v0.9, v1.0,
183                 v1.1 and v1.3/1.4/1.5 so PAY ATTENTION to this                 v1.1 and v1.6 so PAY ATTENTION to this part if you
184                 part if you have a v0.9, 1.0 or 1.1 bot already.                 have a v0.9, 1.0 or 1.1 bot already. If you're just
185                 If you're just starting out, you can skip this                 starting out, you can skip this section.
                section.  
186    
187                 to 1.3/1.4/1.5: * If you run sharebots, you will                 to 1.6: * If you run sharebots, you will
188                 need to upgrade them all at the same time because                 need to upgrade them all at the same time because
189                 of the new userfile format. Older bots will be                 of the new userfile format. Older bots will be
190                 able to link in, but will not get or send a                 able to link in, but will not get or send a
191                 userfile. 1.2's will also tend to refuse to share                 userfile. MAKE A NEW CONFIG FILE from the example,
192                 with another pre1.2. MAKE A NEW CONFIG FILE from                 there are some radical extras.
                the example, there are some radical extras.  
193    
194                 from 0.9/1.0 to 1.3/1.4/1.5: * Just redo the whole                 from 0.9/1.0 to 1.6: * Just redo the whole thing,
195                 thing, absolutely everything has changed including                 absolutely everything has changed including
196                 the userfile and config file formats.                 the userfile and config file formats.
197    
198                 from 1.1/1.2 to 1.3/1.4/1.5: * You will likely                 from 1.1/1.2 to 1.6: * You will likely want to redo
199                 want to redo the config file, as much as changed.                 the config file, as much as changed. BACK UP!! You
200                 BACK UP!! You will need to run 'tclsh                 will need to run 'tclsh scripts/weed/<userfile> c'
201                 scripts/weed/<userfile> c' to convert your                 to convert your userfile from v3 (1.1/1.2) to v4
202                 userfile from v3 (1.1/1.2) to v4 (1.3/1.4/1.5)                 (1.3/1.4/1.5)
203    
204            (4b) FROM AN OLDER 1.3/1.4/1.5 VERSION TO A NEWER ONE            (4b) FROM AN OLDER 1.3/1.4/1.5/1.6 VERSION TO A NEWER ONE
205    
206                 If you followed the INSTALL file and did a 'make                 If you followed the INSTALL file and did a 'make
207                 install' (or 'make install DEST=<path>') after                 install' (or 'make install DEST=<path>') after
208                 'make', this will be pretty easy. Just upload the                 'make', this will be pretty easy. Just upload the
209                 new eggdrop1.5.xx.tar.gz file to the home dir of                 new eggdrop1.6.xx.tar.gz file to the home dir of
210                 your shell, gunzip and untar it, and type 'cd                 your shell, gunzip and untar it, and type 'cd
211                 ~/eggdrop1.5.xx'. Then, type './configure',                 ~/eggdrop1.6.xx'. Then, type './configure',
212                 'make', then kill the bot ('.die' on the                 'make config' or 'make iconfig', 'make', then kill
213                 partyline, or use 'kill' on the shell) and 'make                 the bot ('.die' on the partyline, or use 'kill' on
214                 install' to the same directory your bot is                 the shell) and 'make install' to the same directory
215                 currently in. Then, you can just restart your bot.                 your bot is currently in. Then, you can just restart
216                   your bot.
217    
218       (5) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (or "Why doesn't this thing work?")       (5) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (or "Why doesn't this thing work?")
219    
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535    
536            There are currently a couple of mailing lists about eggdrop.            There are currently a couple of mailing lists about eggdrop.
537            eggheads@eggdheads.org is the one relevant for posts about            eggheads@eggdheads.org is the one relevant for posts about
538            eggdrop 1.4 & 1.5 (and bug fixes, and suggestions, etc).            eggdrop 1.4 and up (and bug fixes, and suggestions, etc).
539    
540            To subscribe to the eggheads mailing list, send email to:            To subscribe to the eggheads mailing list, send email to:
541            eggheads-request@eggheads.org In the body of the message,            eggheads-request@eggheads.org In the body of the message,

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