Whois

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Download Source: http://ftp.debian.org/pool/main/w/whois/whois_5.0.12.tar.gz

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Introduction to Whois

Whois is a client-side application which queries the whois directory service for information pertaining to a particular domain name.

Project Homepage: Unknown

Dependencies

Non-Multilib

If you did not compile your glibc package with IDN support, disable it in whois (or rebuild glibc with IDN support):

sed -i 's@#define _GNU_SOURCE@/*#define _GNU_SOURCE*/@' whois.c

Compile the package:

make

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

Multilib

This package does not provide any libraries so only one installation is needed.

32Bit

If you did not compile your glibc package with IDN support, disable it in whois (or rebuild glibc with IDN support):

sed -i 's@#define _GNU_SOURCE@/*#define _GNU_SOURCE*/@' whois.c

Compile the package:

make CC="gcc ${BUILD32}"

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

N32

If you did not compile your glibc package with IDN support, disable it in whois (or rebuild glibc with IDN support):

sed -i 's@#define _GNU_SOURCE@/*#define _GNU_SOURCE*/@' whois.c

Compile the package:

make CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}"

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

64Bit

If you did not compile your glibc package with IDN support, disable it in whois (or rebuild glibc with IDN support):

sed -i 's@#define _GNU_SOURCE@/*#define _GNU_SOURCE*/@' whois.c

Compile the package:

make CC="gcc ${BUILD64}"

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

Content

Installed Program: whois
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

whois is a client-side application which queries the whois directory service for information pertaining to a particular domain name.
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