reload logs in xchat-gnome

Asked by Mark Howard on 2007-06-09

Is there any plugin or hidden functionality in xchat-gnome to get it to load all log files when you start up. So I can switch the pc off overnight and still see the previous day's conversations on the next day when it reconnects?

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2007-06-09
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2012-02-27

But xchat logs on your local machine, if you turn it off there will be no logs to pre-load.

The way I connect to irc is to use irssi (a command line client) running under "screen" on a remote "always on" server. That way I can turn my computer off, then when I wake I ssh to the machine and reconnect to screen and see all the conversations that happened when I wasn't there.

This is a very popular way to stay "on" irc when you're not at a machine.

Raúl Soriano (gatoloko) said : #2

In the xchat site there is a script that loads and show the last log when you open a window. I don't know if it works with xchat-gnome, but you can try.

The name is "zelastlog" and it's at http://xchat.org/cgi-bin/search.pl?str=log&cat=0&Submit=Search

mfauzirahman (mfauzirahman) said : #3

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