Whois is a client-side application which queries the whois directory service for information pertaining to a particular domain name. This package by default will install two programs: whois and mkpasswd. The mkpasswd command is also installed by the Expect-5.45 package.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.
Download (HTTP): http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/whois_5.2.0.tar.xz
Download (FTP): ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/whois_5.2.0.tar.xz
Download MD5 sum: 0e5966b051735fff91792fa40c3d030f
Download size: 80 KB
Estimated disk space required: 1.4 MB
Estimated build time: less than 0.1 SBU
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/whois
Build the application with:
You can install the whois program, the mkpasswd program, and the locale
files independently. Control your choice of what is installed with
the following commands issued as the
Installing this version of mkpasswd will overwrite the same command installed by Expect-5.45.
make prefix=/usr install-whois make prefix=/usr install-mkpasswd make prefix=/usr install-pos
HAVE_LIBIDN=1: This make variable adds
internationalized string handling support to whois.
Last updated on 2014-09-14 11:55:14 -0700