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Source code changes of the file "whois.1" between
whois_5.4.3.tar.xz and whois_5.5.0.tar.xz

About: whois is an improved whois client (searching in a RFC-3912 database)

whois.1  (whois_5.4.3.tar.xz):whois.1  (whois_5.5.0.tar.xz)
WHOIS(1) Debian GNU/Linux WHOIS(1) WHOIS(1) Debian GNU/Linux WHOIS(1)
NAME NAME
whois - client for the whois directory service whois - client for the whois directory service
SYNOPSIS SYNOPSIS
whois [ { -h | --host } HOST ] [ { -p | --port } PORT ] [ -abBcdGHKlLm MrRx ] [ -g SOURCE:FIRST-LAST ] whois [ { -h | --host } HOST ] [ { -p | --port } PORT ] [ -abBcdGHIKlLm MrRx ] [ -g SOURCE:FIRST-LAST ]
[ -i ATTR[,ATTR]... ] [ -s SOURCE[,SOURCE]... ] [ -T TYPE[,TYPE]... ] [ - -verbose ] OBJECT [ -i ATTR[,ATTR]... ] [ -s SOURCE[,SOURCE]... ] [ -T TYPE[,TYPE]... ] [ - -verbose ] OBJECT
whois -q KEYWORD whois -q KEYWORD
whois -t TYPE whois -t TYPE
whois -v TYPE whois -v TYPE
whois --help whois --help
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OPTIONS OPTIONS
-h HOST, --host HOST -h HOST, --host HOST
Connect to HOST. Connect to HOST.
-H Do not display the legal disclaimers some registries like to show you. -H Do not display the legal disclaimers some registries like to show you.
-p, --port PORT -p, --port PORT
Connect to PORT. Connect to PORT.
-I First query whois.iana.org and then follow its referral to the wh
ois server authoritative for
that request. This works for IP addresses, AS numbers and domai
ns. BEWARE: this means that the
IANA server will see your complete query.
--verbose --verbose
Be verbose. Be verbose.
--help Display online help. --help Display online help.
--version --version
Display client version information. Display client version information.
Other options are flags understood by whois.ripe.net and some other RIPE- like servers: Other options are flags understood by whois.ripe.net and some other RIPE- like servers:
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it. It should be rewritten to use a dynamic strings library. it. It should be rewritten to use a dynamic strings library.
HISTORY HISTORY
This program closely tracks the user interface of the whois client develo ped at RIPE by Ambrose Magee This program closely tracks the user interface of the whois client develo ped at RIPE by Ambrose Magee
and others on the base of the original BSD client. and others on the base of the original BSD client.
AUTHOR AUTHOR
Whois and this man page were written by Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> and are licensed under the terms of Whois and this man page were written by Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> and are licensed under the terms of
the GNU General Public License, version 2 or higher. the GNU General Public License, version 2 or higher.
Marco d'Itri 20 December 2009 WHOIS(1) Marco d'Itri 17 June 2019 WHOIS(1)
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