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rwhoisd 1.5.9.6_2 net on this many watch lists=0 search for ports that depend on this port
The Internic referral whois server

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Port Added: 27 Jun 2006 18:44:17
Also Listed In: ipv6
License: GPLv2


With the exponential growth of the Internet, a central Whois database that
provides host and network information of systems connected to the Internet,
and electronic mail (email) addresses of the users of those systems has
proven to be very inefficient. The sheer size and effort needed to maintain
a centralized database necessitates an alternate, decentralized approach to
storing and retrieving this information.

RWhois is a Directory Services protocol which extends and enhances the Whois
concept in a hierarchical and scaleable fashion. It focuses on the
distribution of "network objects"--the data representing Internet resources
or people--and uses the inherently hierarchical nature of these network
objects (domain names, Internet Protocol (IP) networks, email addresses) to
more accurately discover the requested information.

RWhois synthesizes concepts from other, established Internet protocols to
create a more useful way to find resources across the Internet. The RWhois
protocol and architecture derive a great deal of structure from the Domain
Name System (DNS) [RFC 1034] and borrow directory service concepts from
other directory service efforts, primarily [X.500]. The protocol is also
influenced by earlier established Internet protocols, such as the Simple
Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) [RFC 821] for response codes.

WWW: http://www.rwhois.net/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMonThere are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/net/rwhoisd/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install net/rwhoisd


Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for rwhoisd-1.5.9.6_2:
     DOCS=on: Build and/or install documentation
     IPV6=on: Enable IPV6 support
     LARGEFILE=off: Enable largefile support (> 2Gb)
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. http://projects.arin.net/rwhois/ftp/
  3. http://www.rwhois.net/ftp/
  4. http://www.rwhois.net/ftp/older_releases/

Number of commits found: 14

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
21 Feb 2014 14:00:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_2
Revision:345452
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Stage support
20 Sep 2013 22:10:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_2
Revision:327755
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
net)
27 Jun 2013 13:25:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_2
Revision:321888
feld search for other commits by this committer
fix patch

Approved by: swills (mentor)
26 Jun 2013 20:22:37
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_2
Revision:321813
feld search for other commits by this committer
- Fix sample install/uninstall
- Fix IPv6 case
- Clean up rc script

PR: ports/179964
Approved by: crees (mentor)
04 Oct 2012 10:00:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
Revision:305247
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Convert to new options framework
14 Jan 2012 08:57:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
dougb search for other commits by this committer
In the rc.d scripts, change assignments to rcvar to use the
literal name_enable wherever possible, and ${name}_enable
when it's not, to prepare for the demise of set_rcvar().

In cases where I had to hand-edit unusual instances also
modify formatting slightly to be more uniform (and in
some cases, correct). This includes adding some $FreeBSD$
tags, and most importantly moving rcvar= to right after
name= so it's clear that one is derived from the other.
18 Dec 2011 13:27:32
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
zi search for other commits by this committer
- Resurrect net/rwhoisd
- Update MASTER_SITES
- Mark JOBS_UNSAFE
- Add LICENSE
- Update rc script

PR:             ports/163330
Submitted by:   Pavel Polyakov <bsd@kobyla.org>
01 Aug 2011 05:24:51
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
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Bye bye abandonwares (part 4)

2011-08-01 korean/a2ps: Looks like an abandonware, no more public distfiles
2011-08-01 korean/bitchx: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 korean/elm: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 korean/linuxdoc-sgml: Look like an abandonware, no more public
distifles
2011-08-01 korean/mod_url: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 korean/nh2ps: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 korean/pinetreefonts: No more public distfile
2011-08-01 mail/bincimap: No more public distfile
2011-08-01 mail/cmail: No more public distfile
2011-08-01 math/hexcalc: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 math/qgfe: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 misc/ewipe: Look like an abandonware, no more public distifles
2011-08-01 misc/gkrellmfmonitor2: Look like an abandonware, no more public
distifles
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17 Jun 2011 15:49:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
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Last bunch of deprecation: no more public distfiles and/or abandonware... last
one for now
20 Mar 2011 12:54:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
27 Mar 2010 00:15:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
dougb search for other commits by this committer
Begin the process of deprecating sysutils/rc_subr by
s#. %%RC_SUBR%%#. /etc/rc.subr#
10 Aug 2007 18:23:46
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
garga search for other commits by this committer
- Drop maintainership
03 Jul 2006 10:27:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
garga search for other commits by this committer
- Fix DISTNAME after repocopy [1]
- Fix distinfo, tarball was rerolled. No changes, just compression level
  changed

Reported by:    linimon [1]
Pointy hat to:  garga [1]
27 Jun 2006 18:17:50
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.9.6_1
garga search for other commits by this committer
Move net/rwhois -> net/rwhoisd, an accurate name for the port/package

PR:             ports/99306
Submitted by:   Jo Rhett <jrhett@svcolo.com>

Number of commits found: 14

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