[hackers] [ii] usage: Normalize a bit the usage and man-page || Quentin Rameau

From: <git_AT_suckless.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2022 23:19:46 +0200 (CEST)

commit 39907c79a4c5509db8500b4ad3fb7947eb7b94d9
Author: Quentin Rameau <quinq_AT_fifth.space>
AuthorDate: Sun Sep 4 11:26:26 2022 +0200
Commit: Hiltjo Posthuma <hiltjo_AT_codemadness.org>
CommitDate: Mon Sep 5 23:19:14 2022 +0200

    usage: Normalize a bit the usage and man-page

diff --git a/ii.1 b/ii.1
index 30f7792..59fd798 100644
--- a/ii.1
+++ b/ii.1
_AT_@ -1,6 +1,23 @@
-ii \- irc it or irc improved
+ii - irc it or irc improved
+.B ii
+.B -s
+.I host
+.RB [ -p
+.I port
+.B -u
+.IR sockname ]
+.RB [ -i
+.IR ircdir ]
+.RB [ -n
+.IR nickname ]
+.RB [ -f
+.IR realname ]
+.RB [ -k
+.IR env_pass ]
 .B ii
 is a minimalistic FIFO and filesystem based IRC client.
_AT_@ -15,43 +32,30 @@ The basic idea of this is to be able to communicate with an IRC
 server with basic command line tools.
 For example if you will join a channel just do echo "/j #channel" > in
 and ii creates a new channel directory with in and out file.
-.B ii
-.RB < \-s
-.IR host >
-.RB [ \-p
-.IR port ]
-.RB [ \-u
-.IR sockname ]
-.RB [ \-i
-.IR ircdir ]
-.RB [ \-n
-.IR nickname ]
-.RB [ \-f
-.IR realname ]
-.RB [ \-k
-.IR "environment variable" ]
-.BI \-s " servername"
+.BI -s " host"
 server/host to connect to, for example: irc.freenode.net
-.BI \-p " port"
+.BI -p " port"
 lets you override the default port (6667)
-.BI \-u " sockname"
+.BI -u " sockname"
 connect to a UNIX domain socket instead of directly to a server.
+If set, the
+.B -p
+option will be ignored.
-.BI \-i " ircdir"
+.BI -i " ircdir"
 lets you override the default irc path (~/irc)
-.BI \-n " nickname"
+.BI -n " nickname"
 lets you override the default nick ($USER)
-.BI \-f " realname"
+.BI -f " realname"
 lets you specify your real name associated with your nick
-.BI \-k " environment variable"
+.BI -k " env_pass"
 lets you specify an environment variable that contains your IRC password,
 e.g. IIPASS="foobar" ii -k IIPASS.
 This is done in order to prevent other users from eavesdropping the server
_AT_@ -63,26 +67,48 @@ In this directory the irc tree will be created. In this directory you
 will find a directory for your server (default: irc.freenode.net) in
 which the FIFO and the output file will be stored.
 If you join a channel a new directory with the name of the channel
-will be created in the ~/irc/$servername/ directory.
+will be created in the
+.BI ~/irc/ servername /
-.BI /a " [<message>]"
-mark yourself as away
+.BI /a " [message]"
+mark yourself as away,
+with the optional
+.I message
+as an away reason.
+.BI /j " #channel [password]"
+join a
+.IR #channel ,
+with the optional
+.IR password .
-.BI /j " #channel/nickname [<message>]"
-join a channel or open private conversation with user
+.BI /j " nickname [message]"
+open private conversation with user
+.I nickname
+and directly send the optional
+.IR message .
 .BI /l " [reason]"
-leave a channel or query
+leave a channel or query,
+giving the optional
+.I reason
 .BI /n " nick"
-change the nick name
+change the nick name to
+.IR nick .
 .BI /q " [reason]"
-quit ii
+quit ii,
+giving the optional
+.I reason
 .BI /t " topic"
-set the topic of a channel
+set the topic of a channel with
+.IR topic.
 Everything which is not a command will be posted into the channel or to the
 server. So if you need /who just write /WHO as described in RFC#1459 to the
diff --git a/ii.c b/ii.c
index 0856e8f..940b2fb 100644
--- a/ii.c
+++ b/ii.c
_AT_@ -98,9 +98,8 @@ die(const char *fmt, ...)
 static void
- die("usage: %s <-s host> [-p <port>] [-u sockname]\n"
- " [-i <ircdir>] "
- " [-n <nick>] [-f <fullname>] [-k <password>]\n", argv0);
+ die("usage: %s -s host [-p port | -u sockname] [-i ircdir]\n"
+ " [-n nickname] [-f fullname] [-k env_pass]\n", argv0);
 static void
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