version of wall that uses GNU readline
nwall is a system-local chat program based on BSD wall. It logs chat, as well
as providing opt-out lockfiles for users who want to be alerted to system
walls, but don't want to be distracted by the nwall chatter.
Nwall is a readline interface to the old Unix wall(1) program. It is used
primarily on zork.net as a form of chat system, since it sends one line at a
Running nwall -n opts the user out of nwall messages, while still leaving the
tty open for traditional wall/write/talk notices. To return to nwall-visible
mode, run nwall -y.
Currently nwall does not clear out old lock files when the user
nwall has been autoconfiscated! Beaujolais!
nwall - chat friendly wall program
The nwall program is an interactive chat program that uses
the same mechanisms used by wall(1). It uses GNU readline to
get user input, and sends it to a log file and users' ttys.
Users may opt out from
nwall (1.32+debian-4.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non maintainer upload.
* Build-depend on librea
Apr 8 2001 Nick <email@example.com>
* merged emad's changes into HEAD
Mar 27 2001 Emad <firstname.lastname@example.org
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