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Re: FW: whois package

On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 11:51:20PM -0500, Mark Bradshaw wrote:
>From: Mark Bradshaw <>
>To: CA List <>
>Subject: FW: whois package
>Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 23:51:20 -0500 
>It built OOTB.  I remove some source for an alternate mkpasswd app the
>author had included.  It wasn't needed for whois functionality.  I didn't
>really consider that patching the app.  Other than that, the only
>modifications that I made were to the Makefile to get things pointing in the
>right direction.  
>I know the readme isn't that informative, but there just wasn't that much to
>tell.  The author gave no instructions on the usage for whois, so I didn't
>bother either. 
>The revert patch puts things back together, including the mkpasswd source.
>It didn't seem like it really applied to whois though, so I didn't mention
>it in the readme.  If that bugs you I'll change it.  Again, I didn't change
>ANY whois source.  Oh, now that I think about it I did make one small change
>to some ancillary perl apps that help during the build process.  It was a
>one-liner that is so trivial I doubt anyone'd care, but kept them from
>causing problems under some conditions.  In any case, they're in the revert
>Considering the small changes I made, I don't think it'd be necessary to
>split out another directory for cygwin patches.  But, you're the pro.  If
>you still think I should make the changes let me know.

>From your description, it sounds like you made all of the right decisions.
I think the package sounds fine as is.


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