A line oriented chat front end for ii.
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Author: Jan Klemkow <>
Date:   Mon, 26 Oct 2015 22:55:45 +0100

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diff --git a/lchat.1 b/lchat.1 @@ -0,0 +1,62 @@ +.Dd $Mdocdate$ +.Dt LCHAT 1 +.Os +.Sh NAME +.Nm lchat +.Nd line chat +.Sh SYNOPSIS +.Nm +.Op Fl nh +.Op Fl H Ar lines +.Op Fl p Ar prompt +.Op Fl i Ar in +.Op Fl o Ar out +.Op directory +.Sh DESCRIPTION +The +.Nm +utility is a command line front end for ii-like chat programs. +It uses +.Xr tail +in the background to get output lines from +.Ar out . + +The options are as follows: +.Bl -tag -width Ds +.It Fl n +Allow to enter empty lines. +.It Fl h +Shows usage text. +.It Fl H Ar lines +Show +.Ar lines +of chat history. +.It Fl p Ar prompt +Use +.Ar prompt +as prompt for the input line. +.It Fl i Ar in +Use path of +.Ar in +as in-file. +Default is 'in'. +This overides +.Ar directory . +.It Fl o Ar out +Use path of +.Ar out +as out-file. +Default is 'out'. +This overides +.Ar directory . +.It Ar directory +Uses +.Ar directory +to search for in and out file. +Default directory path is '.'. +.El +.Sh SEE ALSO +.Xr tail 1 +.Sh AUTHORS +.Nm +was written by Jan Klemkow.