[IRCServices Coding] Connection Protocols..

Andrew Church achurch at achurch.org
Wed Feb 19 20:27:25 PST 2003

     Before you even get to the connection type (and UDP is probably more
trouble than it's worth unless you really do it right), Services can't
handle cycles in the IRC server network.  I'm not going to touch this--you
can try if you want, but if it blows up in your face you get to clean up
the mess while we all laugh at you. ;)

  --Andrew Church
    achurch at achurch.org

>After a lot of discussion amongst our coders and supporters, the InspIRCd project has decided to use "Redundant Linking" (aka, Dynamic routing (http://www.inspircd.org/forum/index.php?act=ST&f=13&t=9&s=70a4cc18402781a33b2b5c238acfc558)) via the UDP port t
>ype as our main server -> server connection, reasons at previous URL.
>Our main problem, is looking through the protocol modules, there is no way to specify the type of port used, have we over looked anything, if not, would it be somehow possible to move how services connects to a server to the protocol files, or possibly a 
>way to override the default?
>Craig McLure - Craig at chatspike.net
>ChatSpike - The users network: http://www.chatspike.net  
>InspIRCd - Modular IRC server: http://www.inspircd.org