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authorlouiz’ <>2018-03-12 01:00:17 +0100
committerlouiz’ <>2018-03-12 01:00:17 +0100
commitbb476f4a0d60bbc41393a86a370aa94ab405b081 (patch)
tree82d15a2f36ae284ac693927c367bb57b89ddda51 /doc
parent9e4a3e2b054ee4604b6a42c73895216c68fa96e7 (diff)
Allow to override the addresses used to connect to an IRC network
fix #3273
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diff --git a/doc/biboumi.1.rst b/doc/biboumi.1.rst
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@@ -621,6 +621,17 @@ On a server JID (e.g on the JID
- configure: Lets each user configure some options that applies to the
concerned IRC server. The provided configuration form contains these
+ * Address: This address (IPv4, IPv6 or hostname) will be used, when
+ biboumi connects to this server. This is a very handy way to have a
+ custom name for a network, and be able to edit the address to use
+ if one endpoint for that server is dead, but continue using the same
+ JID. For example, a user could configure the server
+ “”, set “” in its
+ “Address” field, and then they would be able to user “freenode” as
+ the network name forever: if “” breaks for some
+ reason, it can be changed to “” instead, and the user
+ would not need to change all their bookmarks and settings.
* Realname: The customized “real name” as it will appear on the
user’s whois. This option is not available if biboumi is configured
with realname_customization to false.