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SwiftNIOExtras/swift-nio-irc
A Internet Relay Chat (IRC) protocol implementation for SwiftNIO
.package(url: "https://github.com/SwiftNIOExtras/swift-nio-irc.git", from: "0.8.2")

SwiftNIO IRC

Swift5 iOS macOS tuxOS

SwiftNIO-IRC is a Internet Relay Chat protocol implementation for SwiftNIO.

This module contains just the protocol implementation. We also provide:

To get started with this, pull swift-nio-irc-server - a module to rule them all and in the darkness bind them.

NIOIRC is a SwiftNIO port of the Noze.io miniirc example from 2016.

Importing the module using Swift Package Manager

An example Package.swift importing the necessary modules:

// swift-tools-version:5.0

import PackageDescription

let package = Package(
    name: "IRCTests",
    dependencies: [
        .package(url: "https://github.com/SwiftNIOExtras/swift-nio-irc.git",
                 from: "0.6.0")
    ],
    targets: [
        .target(name: "MyProtocolTool",
                dependencies: [ "NIOIRC" ])
    ]
)

Using the SwiftNIO IRC protocol handler

The IRC protocol is implemented as a regular ChannelHandler, similar to NIOHTTP1. It takes incoming ByteBuffer data, parses that, and emits IRCMessage items. Same the other way around, the user writes IRCReply objects, and the handler renders such into ByteBuffers.

To add the IRC handler to a NIO Channel pipeline:

import NIOIRC

bootstrap.channelInitializer { channel in
    channel.pipeline
        .add(handler: IRCChannelHandler())
        .then { ... }
}

Who

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GitHub

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Last commit: 5 weeks ago

Dependencies

Release Notes

L00per
2 years ago

Fix an endless loop in the IRC message parser, should fix issue #4.

The parser skips empty lines, but didn't properly adjust the looping index. That should be fixed now.

P.S.: Now building on more Travis platforms (e.g. Linux Swift 4.2, and XcodeX)

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