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irssi-python (Python 2.x scripting support for irssi)

irssi-python embeds Python into an Irssi module, providing most of the
functionality of the Perl wrapper to Python scripts using a similar

After the package is installed, you can test it from within irssi
by running "/load python". If this works OK, you can configure irssi
to always load the module with a command like:

$ echo 'load python' >> ~/.irssi/startup

Beware of upgrades: if Slackware's irssi or python packages are ever
upgraded, you'll almost certainly have to rebuild & reinstall this.
Symptoms may include irssi ABI version mismatch errors or segfaults.

If you get a warning about an irssi version mismatch when building
irssi-python, first update your irssi package to the latest one in

# slackpkg update
# slackpkg upgrade irssi

If you still get the warning, set the environment variable IRSSI_VER
to the correct irssi version. You'll also have to have the irssi source
tarball in the SlackBuild directory. It should be available from:

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: irc,scripting
ChangeLog: irssi-python


Source Downloads:
irssi-python-test4.tar.gz (efd8c4b284cb2b2b3313e9109cbb324a)
irssi-1.0.7.tar.xz (6ebf07a03b58f7af1296cd8fdbb3619f)

Download SlackBuild:
irssi-python.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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