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Bug 106127 - jwhois.conf contains incorrect information for
jwhois.conf contains incorrect information for
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: jwhois (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Miloslav Trmač
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-10-02 19:19 EDT by Paul Gear
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-15 11:29:19 EDT
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Adds override to jwhois.conf (383 bytes, patch)
2003-10-02 19:22 EDT, Paul Gear
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Description Paul Gear 2003-10-02 19:19:21 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030131

Description of problem:
There is no domain override for domains in jwhois.conf, thus when a
domain in is queried, the .au entry is used.  This actually returns
information, but it is not correct or current information, due to the fact that has been moved to  The default jwhois.conf should
include the line:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. jwhois ( shown in examples below)

Actual Results:  [root@penguin root]# whois

% Copyright 2001 auDA.  Terms of Use at

descr:       The University of Queensland
descr:       The University of Queensland
descr:       Brisbane
descr:       QLD 4072
admin-c:     CT260-AU
tech-c:      CT260-AU
zone-c:      CT260-AU
remarks:     Created 19971208
changed: 19991123
source:      AUNIC

person:      Chris Teakle
address:     University of Queensland
address:     Brisbane
address:     QLD 4072
address:     AU
phone:       +61 7 3365 4400
fax-no:      +61 7 3365 7539
nic-hdl:     CT260-AU
remarks:     (Organisation) Information Technology Services
remarks:     (position) Supervising Systems Programmer
remarks:     Created 19971208
changed: 19991123
source:      AUNIC

Expected Results:  [root@penguin root]# whois -h
Domain Name:   
Last Modified:           Never Updated
Registrar ID:            R00085-AR
Registrar Name:          EducationAU
Status:                  ok

Registrant ROID:         C1214668-AR
Registrant Contact Name: Chris Teakle
Registrant Email:

Tech ID:                 C1214668-AR
Tech Name:               Chris Teakle
Tech Email:    

Name Server:   
Name Server IP:
Name Server:   
Name Server IP:
Name Server:   
Name Server IP:
Name Server:   
Name Server IP:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Paul Gear 2003-10-02 19:22:41 EDT
Created attachment 94902 [details]
Adds override to jwhois.conf

Is there an award for the highest percentage of trivial patches contributed? 
Comment 2 Miloslav Trmač 2004-08-15 11:29:19 EDT
There seems to be no difference now:

$ whois > 1
$ whois -h > 2
$ diff -u 1 2
--- 1   2004-08-15 16:28:55.760493864 +0200
+++ 2   2004-08-15 16:28:41.486663816 +0200
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 Domain Name:   
 Last Modified:           10-Jun-2004 03:36:20 UTC
 Registrar ID:            R00085-AR

I also can't find any document supporting this change at

If the override still should be added, please report it
upstream at

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