Whois is a client-side application which queries the whois directory service for information pertaining to a particular domain name. This package will install two programs by default: 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-7.8 platform.
Download (HTTP): http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/whois_5.2.10.tar.xz
Download MD5 sum: 5ccd01e611621f7a395537f8b7190d0a
Download size: 80 KB
Estimated disk space required: 1.7 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 2015-09-11 19:57:49 -0500