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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY whois-download-http "https://github.com/rfc1036/whois/archive/v&whois-version;/whois-&whois-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY whois-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY whois-md5sum "9352e03ef686ec08259309230a3a65fc">
10 <!ENTITY whois-size "100 KB">
11 <!ENTITY whois-buildsize "1.2 MB">
12 <!ENTITY whois-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="whois" xreflabel="Whois-&whois-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="whois.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Whois-&whois-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="whois">
26 <primary sortas="a-Whois">Whois</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Whois</title>
31
32 <para><application>Whois</application> is a client-side application which
33 queries the whois directory service for information pertaining to a
34 particular domain name. This package will install two programs by default:
35 <command>whois</command> and <command>mkpasswd</command>. The
36 <command>mkpasswd</command> command is also installed by the
37 <xref linkend="expect"/> package.</para>
38
39 &lfs83_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
42 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&whois-download-http;"/></para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&whois-download-ftp;"/></para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download MD5 sum: &whois-md5sum;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Download size: &whois-size;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Estimated disk space required: &whois-buildsize;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>Estimated build time: &whois-time;</para>
60 </listitem>
61 </itemizedlist>
62
63 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Whois Dependencies</bridgehead>
64
65 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
66 <para role="optional">
67 <xref linkend="libidn"/> or
68 <xref linkend="libidn2"/>
69 </para>
70
71 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
72 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/whois"/></para>
73
74 </sect2>
75
76 <sect2 role="installation">
77 <title>Installation of Whois</title>
78
79 <para>Build the application with:</para>
80
81<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
82
83 <para>You can install the <command>whois</command> program, the
84 <command>mkpasswd</command> program, and the locale files independently.
85 Control your choice of what is installed with the following commands issued
86 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
87
88 <note><para>Installing this version of <command>mkpasswd</command> will
89 overwrite the same command installed by <xref
90 linkend="expect"/>.</para></note>
91
92<!-- dev note: make BASEDIR=<DESTDIR> prefix=/usr install-whois -->
93
94<screen role="root"><userinput>make prefix=/usr install-whois
95make prefix=/usr install-mkpasswd
96make prefix=/usr install-pos</userinput></screen>
97
98 </sect2>
99
100 <sect2 role="commands">
101 <title>Command Explanations</title>
102
103 <para>
104 <option>HAVE_LIBIDN=1</option>: This make variable adds internationalized
105 string handling support to <command>whois</command>.
106 </para>
107
108 </sect2>
109
110 <sect2 role="content">
111 <title>Contents</title>
112
113 <segmentedlist>
114 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
115 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
116 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
117
118 <seglistitem>
119 <seg>whois and mkpasswd</seg>
120 <seg>None</seg>
121 <seg>None</seg>
122 </seglistitem>
123 </segmentedlist>
124
125 <variablelist>
126 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
127 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
128 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
129
130 <varlistentry id="whois-prog">
131 <term><command>whois</command></term>
132 <listitem>
133 <para>is a client-side application which queries the whois directory
134 service for information pertaining to a particular domain name.</para>
135 <indexterm zone="whois whois-prog">
136 <primary sortas="b-whois">whois</primary>
137 </indexterm>
138 </listitem>
139 </varlistentry>
140
141 <varlistentry id="mkpasswd-whois">
142 <term><command>mkpasswd</command></term>
143 <listitem>
144 <para>
145 generates a new password, and optionally applies it to a user.
146 </para>
147 <indexterm zone="whois mkpasswd-whois">
148 <primary sortas="b-mkpasswd-whois">mkpasswd</primary>
149 </indexterm>
150 </listitem>
151 </varlistentry>
152 </variablelist>
153
154 </sect2>
155
156</sect1>
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