(PHP 4 >= 4.0.4)

ircg_pconnect --  Connect to an IRC server


resource ircg_pconnect (string username [, string server_ip [, int server_port [, string msg_format [, array ctcp_messages [, array user_settings]]]]])

ircg_pconnect() will try to establish a connection to an IRC server and return a connection resource handle for further use.

The only mandatory parameter is username, this will set your initial nickname on the server. server_ip and server_port are optional and default to and 6667.

Note: For now parameter server_ip will not do any hostname lookups and will only accept IP addresses in numerical form.

You can customize the output of IRC messages and events by selection a format string set previously created with ircg_register_format_messages() by specifing the sets name in msg_format.



See also: ircg_disconnect(), ircg_is_conn_alive(), ircg_register_format_messages().