kSirc: 'bad channel key'
mystilleef at yifan.net
Mon Apr 21 13:22:42 BST 2003
Hello fellow KDE users,
I use kSirc, a KDE IRC client. I love it. It is simple and easy to use, and I
hope further developments include more powerful features. I do have a
problem, though. I am unable to join channel that has been restricted from
public access with a password. In other words, channels that you need a valid
key to join. Normally, to join a channel that has a password code I would
need to type the following on any other IRC client;
/Join <#channelname> <password>
For example, if I wanted to join channel 'KDE' which has the password
'donkey', I would simply type the following;
/Join #KDE donkey
For some odd reasons, I have been unable to join 'passworded' channels with
the protocols I illustrated above. Whenever I try to join a channel that has
a key, I get the following feed back;
Can't join #XXXXXXX: bad channel key
I know I have the right channel key because I use it on other IRC clients, it
works! I have tried using different approaches including adding
bracket/parenthesis to the channel key but all to no avail. I am unsure as
whether this is a bug or whether I am doing something wrong. I have siffed
through the mailing list and also performed searches on google. My friends,
you are my last resort. I'd be grateful for any help or suggestions.
Thanks in advance.
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