IRC bot test


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Deniz Dogan

Hey!

I'm trying to create a very simple IRC bot using Ruby. I don't have very
much experience with sockets programming and I have a rather simple
question for you.

I have been able to receive information from the connection to the
server and identify to it and all of that, and I have been able to
implement timestamps when the program prints to stdout. The problem is
that I use a receive buffer at 512 bytes and sometimes the rows get
"split" like this:

20:13:13 !! :irc.du.se 372 krisss :- Maybe buy shells to IRC from at
http://www.KIREnet.com. If that one
20:13:13 !! :irc.
20:13:13 !! du.se 372 krisss :- mentioned before isnt't enough,
http://www.JEAH.net is around, too!

How should I go about making it printing it "correctly"?

--Deniz Dogan
 
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Stefan Rusterholz

Deniz said:
The problem is
that I use a receive buffer at 512 bytes and sometimes the rows get
"split" like this:

That's indeed the problem IMHO which is why I suggest you solve that
instead. You can use gets("\r\n") to get one full message at a time.

Regards
Stefan
 

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