bin/142507: Whois -d option

Dan Mahoney danm at
Sat Jan 9 00:30:05 UTC 2010

>Number:         142507
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       Whois -d option
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jan 09 00:30:04 UTC 2010
>Originator:     Dan Mahoney
>Release:        FreeBSD 6.4-STABLE i386
Gushi Systems
System: FreeBSD 6.4-STABLE FreeBSD 6.4-STABLE #1: Sat Mar 7 23:54:27 EST 2009 danm at 

Whois includes the -d option to query the DOD database at  The database is no longer in DNS and AFAICT no longer exists.


whois -d


I've tried contacting for answers, haven't gotten any, don't seriously expect any.

Note: Please delete the incomplete PR I sent a few minutes ago (it didn't include my email address).

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