InspIRCd v2 is coming to the end of its lifetime!

Fixes for security vulnerabilities will be provided until 2021-01-01 but after this date v2 will no longer be maintained.

InspIRCd v3 contains many new features including full support for all currently ratified IRCv3 extensions and WebSocket connections.

InspIRCd v3 installation instructions are available here and a list of breaking changes is available here.

The "regex_posix" Module

This module depends on a UNIX-specific system library and must be manually enabled at compile time.

If you are running on a UNIX system you can enable this module using the following command:

./configure --enable-extras m_regex_posix.cpp


This module provides a regular expression engine which uses the POSIX.2 regular expression matching system.


To load this module use the following <module> tag:

<module name="">


The <posix> tag defines settings about how the regex_posix module should behave. This tag can only be defined once.

Name Type Default Value Description
extended Boolean No Whether to enable extended regular expression matching.
Example Usage
<posix extended="yes">