alicqrc (5)

I. Name

alicqrc - Alicq configuration file

II. Description

alicq condfiguration file is used to customize alicq during startup. Any configuration file can be specified with -config option when running alicq. If -config option is not given, default configuration file is searched depending on current platgorm:



III. File Format

Alicq startup file is just a Tcl script, which is sourced by main program. It looks like configuration file, but it is possible to use any Tcl command in it. For example, if you want to keep ICQ password in other file, you may write something like:
	source ~/.alicq/password
where ~/.alicq/password contains string
icq password mypassword
icq password [eval_password_by_any_way]
Common startup file usually contains following entities:

Module loading command has following syntax: module module-name
	module tree
Alicq looks for modules through a list of catalogues:

IV. Module Configuration Commands

Each module can have number of configurable parameters. These parameters can be specified in configuration file using following syntax:

module-name configurable-parameter value

For example:
	icq uin 47298730
	icq roster use 1
	tree hide empty no
	tree hide offline yes
List of supported configurable parameters can be retrieved with command

alicq -info [ module-name ]

Note, that module module-name should be loaded with module command in configuration file.

V. Files

VI. See Also

alicq (1)

Alicq home page

VII. Authors

Alicq was written by Ihar Viarheichyk.

This manual page was written by Dmitry Borodaenko, based on Alicq README and slightly reworked by Vitus Wagner and Ihar Viarheichyk.

This is free documentation; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.