Run External Program When Chat User Connects

Run External Program When Chat User Connects

Chat can now run an external program when a chat user connects.

Add EnableEvents=1 to bpq32.cfg to enable.

BPQ will try to run program ChatNewUser.exe (Windows) or ChatNewUser (Linux – note the case). This should be in the same directory as BPQChat.exe or linbpq. The program is called with the connecting user’s callsign as a parameter.  An example with a bash script for testing is shown below, but other languages should work just as well.

echo “Hello $1”

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