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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 "381dce8db7c6e38ef013b5d6527f494c">
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>
33 <application>Whois</application> is a client-side application which
34 queries the whois directory service for information pertaining to a
35 particular domain name. This package will install two programs by default:
36 <command>whois</command> and <command>mkpasswd</command>. The
37 <command>mkpasswd</command> command is also installed by the
38 expect package in LFS.
39 </para>
40
41 &lfs91_checked;
42
43 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
44 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
45 <listitem>
46 <para>
47 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&whois-download-http;"/>
48 </para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&whois-download-ftp;"/>
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download MD5 sum: &whois-md5sum;
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Download size: &whois-size;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Estimated disk space required: &whois-buildsize;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 <listitem>
71 <para>
72 Estimated build time: &whois-time;
73 </para>
74 </listitem>
75 </itemizedlist>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Whois Dependencies</bridgehead>
78
79 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
80 <para role="optional">
81 <xref linkend="libidn"/> or
82 <xref linkend="libidn2"/>
83 </para>
84
85 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
86 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/whois"/></para>
87
88 </sect2>
89
90 <sect2 role="installation">
91 <title>Installation of Whois</title>
92
93 <para>
94 Build the application with:
95 </para>
96
97<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
98
99 <para>
100 You can install the <command>whois</command> program, the
101 <command>mkpasswd</command> program, and the locale files independently.
102 Control your choice of what is installed with the following commands
103 issued as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
104 </para>
105
106 <note>
107 <para>
108 Installing this version of <command>mkpasswd</command> will
109 overwrite the same command installed in LFS.
110 </para>
111 </note>
112
113<!-- dev note: make BASEDIR=<DESTDIR> prefix=/usr install-whois -->
114
115<screen role="root"><userinput>make prefix=/usr install-whois
116make prefix=/usr install-mkpasswd
117make prefix=/usr install-pos</userinput></screen>
118
119 </sect2>
120
121 <sect2 role="content">
122 <title>Contents</title>
123
124 <segmentedlist>
125 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
126 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
127 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
128
129 <seglistitem>
130 <seg>whois and mkpasswd</seg>
131 <seg>None</seg>
132 <seg>None</seg>
133 </seglistitem>
134 </segmentedlist>
135
136 <variablelist>
137 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
138 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
139 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
140
141 <varlistentry id="whois-prog">
142 <term><command>whois</command></term>
143 <listitem>
144 <para>
145 is a client-side application which queries the whois directory
146 service for information pertaining to a particular domain name.
147 </para>
148 <indexterm zone="whois whois-prog">
149 <primary sortas="b-whois">whois</primary>
150 </indexterm>
151 </listitem>
152 </varlistentry>
153
154 <varlistentry id="mkpasswd-whois">
155 <term><command>mkpasswd</command></term>
156 <listitem>
157 <para>
158 generates a new password, and optionally applies it to a user.
159 </para>
160 <indexterm zone="whois mkpasswd-whois">
161 <primary sortas="b-mkpasswd-whois">mkpasswd</primary>
162 </indexterm>
163 </listitem>
164 </varlistentry>
165 </variablelist>
166
167 </sect2>
168
169</sect1>
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