[ANNOUNCEMENT] Whois 4.6.14-1 available

Mark Bradshaw bradshaw@staff.crosswalk.com
Mon May 10 15:04:00 GMT 2004

The most recent version of GNU Whois (4.6.14) has been uploaded to

The whois client allows you to query a whois db (RFC 954).  Using whois
you can get information on a domain name (whois redhat.com), IP
addresses (whois, and more.  This tool is commonly used to
determine the owner of a domain or block of addresses, as well as get
their contact information.

The latest stable version of GNU Whois can be found at:

The latest non-stable version can be found at:

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.  To select the
whois package click on the "Net" category and click on the "skip" field
until 4.6.14-1 is displayed.  The setup.exe program will figure out what
needs to be updated on your system and will install newer packages

If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: cygwin@cygwin.com.  I would appreciate it if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly.  If you want to
make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list is the
appropriate place.

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