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Last change on this file since 9086bf8 was 9086bf8, checked in by Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>, 5 years ago

Update to nghttp-1.20.0.
Update to whois-5.2.15.
Update to xfsprogs-4.10.0.

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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 "http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/whois_&whois-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY whois-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/whois_&whois-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY whois-md5sum "ef99ddbb9105106aa72f7485960d8a10">
10 <!ENTITY whois-size "84 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 &lfs80_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"/>
68 </para>
69
70 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
71 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/whois"/></para>
72
73 </sect2>
74
75 <sect2 role="installation">
76 <title>Installation of Whois</title>
77
78 <para>Build the application with:</para>
79
80<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
81
82 <para>You can install the <command>whois</command> program, the
83 <command>mkpasswd</command> program, and the locale files independently.
84 Control your choice of what is installed with the following commands issued
85 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
86
87 <note><para>Installing this version of <command>mkpasswd</command> will
88 overwrite the same command installed by <xref
89 linkend="expect"/>.</para></note>
90
91<!-- dev note: make BASEDIR=<DESTDIR> prefix=/usr install-whois -->
92
93<screen role="root"><userinput>make prefix=/usr install-whois
94make prefix=/usr install-mkpasswd
95make prefix=/usr install-pos</userinput></screen>
96
97 </sect2>
98
99 <sect2 role="commands">
100 <title>Command Explanations</title>
101
102 <para>
103 <option>HAVE_LIBIDN=1</option>: This make variable adds internationalized
104 string handling support to <command>whois</command>.
105 </para>
106
107 </sect2>
108
109 <sect2 role="content">
110 <title>Contents</title>
111
112 <segmentedlist>
113 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
114 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
115 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
116
117 <seglistitem>
118 <seg>whois and mkpasswd</seg>
119 <seg>None</seg>
120 <seg>None</seg>
121 </seglistitem>
122 </segmentedlist>
123
124 <variablelist>
125 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
126 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
127 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
128
129 <varlistentry id="whois-prog">
130 <term><command>whois</command></term>
131 <listitem>
132 <para>is a client-side application which queries the whois directory
133 service for information pertaining to a particular domain name.</para>
134 <indexterm zone="whois whois-prog">
135 <primary sortas="b-whois">whois</primary>
136 </indexterm>
137 </listitem>
138 </varlistentry>
139
140 <varlistentry id="mkpasswd-whois">
141 <term><command>mkpasswd</command></term>
142 <listitem>
143 <para>
144 generate new password, optionally apply it to a user.
145 </para>
146 <indexterm zone="whois mkpasswd-whois">
147 <primary sortas="b-mkpasswd-whois">mkpasswd</primary>
148 </indexterm>
149 </listitem>
150 </varlistentry>
151 </variablelist>
152
153 </sect2>
154
155</sect1>
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