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WikiRC is the IRC bot that posts the recent changes feed in the #wiki channel on


  • Uses beanbot to output a UDP stream from the wiki.
    • Line 119 in is modified so that 'IDENTIFY' is in lowercase.
  • Cloaked as Soylent/Bot/WikiRC.
  • In /home/sylnt/wikirc on Beryllium.
  • Configuration including NickServ password is in /home/sylnt/wikirc/beanbot.conf
  • Running as funpika using screen -S wikirc python

Wiki configuration

From LocalSettings.php:

$wgRCFeeds['irc'] = array(
    'formatter' => 'IRCColourfulRCFeedFormatter',
    'uri' => 'udp://localhost:1338', // Not the port actually being used
    'add_interwiki_prefix' => false,
    'omit_bots' => true,