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37      they make actually sense).  In fact, it existed for several years      they make actually sense).  In fact, it existed for several years
38      as v0.7 - v0.9 before finally going 1.0.  This version of eggdrop is      as v0.7 - v0.9 before finally going 1.0.  This version of eggdrop is
39      part of the 1.5 tree.  A valiant effort has been made to chase down      part of the 1.5 tree.  A valiant effort has been made to chase down
40      and destroy bugs.  It is definitely nowhere near as buggy as the ircII      and destroy bugs.
     client.  Crashes should be rare and surprising (but aren't they always?  
     [surprising anyway]).  
41    
42      This README file contains information about how to get eggdrop, how to      This README file contains information about how to get eggdrop, how to
43      quickly compile the bot, what you may need to do when upgrading from      quickly compile the bot, what you may need to do when upgrading from
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62      best ftp site is:      best ftp site is:
63         ftp://ftp.scriptics.com/pub/tcl         ftp://ftp.scriptics.com/pub/tcl
64    
     The best version to use right now is 8.0.4 (as recommended by  
     dw@Undernet), versions like 7.6p2 are still fine to use though.  
   
65      Tcl comes with the Slackware distribution of Linux.  HOWEVER, the      Tcl comes with the Slackware distribution of Linux.  HOWEVER, the
66      one that comes on Slackware 3.0 is goofed up and you'll have to      one that comes on Slackware 3.0 is goofed up and you'll have to
67      re-install it for yourself to get it working.      re-install it for yourself to get it working.
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80    
81      This intended only for users that know a fairly bit about eggdrop.      This intended only for users that know a fairly bit about eggdrop.
82      Be aware that the versions of eggdrop that you get by CVS are still      Be aware that the versions of eggdrop that you get by CVS are still
83      being developed, and may be buggy. The 1.5 devteam will in *NO WAY*      being developed, and may be buggy. The Eggheads devteam will in *NO WAY*
84      take any responsibility for whatever might happen to you or your shell      take any responsibility for whatever might happen to you or your shell
85      if you use a CVS version of eggdrop.      if you use a CVS version of eggdrop.
86    
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99    
100      (2) you don't need to go through this whole process every time;      (2) you don't need to go through this whole process every time;
101          if you want to get a CVS version of eggdrop at a later time,          if you want to get a CVS version of eggdrop at a later time,
102          you can just 'cd ~/eggdrop1.5' and type 'cvs update'.          you can just 'cd ~/eggdrop1.5' and type 'cvs update -A'.
103    
104      (3) if you experience errors when using 'export', you might be using tclsh      (3) if you experience errors when using 'export', you might be using tclsh
105          as a shell.  If so, try using the command 'setenv' instead of 'export':          as a shell.  If so, try using the command 'setenv' instead of 'export':
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119            
120      We can't re-iterate this enough, if you are upgrading, and you have      We can't re-iterate this enough, if you are upgrading, and you have
121      even a slight possibility of downgrading again later you will HAVE      even a slight possibility of downgrading again later you will HAVE
122      to back up your userfile, or you will lose it. 1.3 radically changes a      to back up your userfile, or you will lose it. v1.3 of eggdrop
123      lot of things.      radically changed a lot of things.
124    
125      There are many major changes between v0.9, v1.0, v1.1 v1.3 v1.4 and      There are many major changes between v0.9, v1.0, v1.1 v1.3 v1.4 and
126      v1.5 so PAY ATTENTION to this part if you have a v0.9, 1.0 or 1.1 bot      v1.5 so PAY ATTENTION to this part if you have a v0.9, 1.0 or 1.1 bot
127      already.  If you're just starting out, you can skip this section.      already.  If you're just starting out, you can skip this section.
128    
129      to 1.3:      to 1.3/1.4:
130      *  If you run sharebots, you will need to upgrade them all at the      *  If you run sharebots, you will need to upgrade them all at the
131         same time because of the new userfile format.  Older bots will         same time because of the new userfile format.  Older bots will
132         be able to link in, but will not get or send a userfile. 1.2's         be able to link in, but will not get or send a userfile. 1.2's
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134         MAKE A NEW CONFIG FILE from the example, there are some radical         MAKE A NEW CONFIG FILE from the example, there are some radical
135         extras.         extras.
136    
137      from 0.9/1.0 to 1.3:      from 0.9/1.0 to 1.3/1.4:
138             * Just redo the whole thing, absolutely everything has changed             * Just redo the whole thing, absolutely everything has changed
139           including the userfile and config file formats.           including the userfile and config file formats.
140      from 1.1/1.2 to 1.3:      from 1.1/1.2 to 1.3/1.4:
141             * You will likely want to redo the config file, as much as             * You will likely want to redo the config file, as much as
142               changed. BACK UP!! You will need to run               changed. BACK UP!! You will need to run
143           'tclsh scripts/weed <userfile> c' to convert your userfile           'tclsh scripts/weed <userfile> c' to convert your userfile
144           from v3 (1.1/1.2) to v4           from v3 (1.1/1.2) to v4 (1.3/1.4/1.5)
145    
146  (4b) FROM AN OLDER 1.3 VERSION TO A NEWER ONE  (4b) FROM AN OLDER 1.3/1.4 VERSION TO A NEWER ONE
147    
148      If you followed the INSTALL file and did a 'make install' (or 'make      If you followed the INSTALL file and did a 'make install' (or 'make
149      install DEST=<path>') after 'make', this will be pretty easy.      install DEST=<path>') after 'make', this will be pretty easy.
150      Just upload the new eggdrop1.3.xx.tar.gz file to the home dir of your      Just upload the new eggdrop1.4.xx.tar.gz file to the home dir of your
151      shell, gunzip and untar it, and type 'cd ~/eggdrop1.3.xx'. Then,      shell, gunzip and untar it, and type 'cd ~/eggdrop1.4.xx'. Then,
152      type './configure', 'make', then kill the bot ('.die' on the partyline,      type './configure', 'make', then kill the bot ('.die' on the partyline,
153      or use 'kill' on the shell) and 'make install' to the same directory      or use 'kill' on the shell) and 'make install' to the same directory
154      your bot is currently in. Then, you can just restart your bot.      your bot is currently in. Then, you can just restart your bot.
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479    
480    
481    
482  The eggdrop 1.4/1.5 devteam.  The Eggheads devteam.
483    

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