ports/99306: net/rwhois port is wrong package - need to have net/rwhois and net/rwhoisd

Jo Rhett jrhett at svcolo.com
Thu Jun 22 16:30:21 UTC 2006


>Number:         99306
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       net/rwhois port is wrong package - need to have net/rwhois and net/rwhoisd
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jun 22 16:30:20 GMT 2006
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Jo Rhett
>Release:        6.0
>Organization:
svcolo
>Environment:
FreeBSD arran 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #4: Fri Nov 11 13:29:33 PST 2005     root at barrel.svcolo.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MEERMINIMAL  i386
>Description:
net/rwhois is confusing because it's actually the 'rwhoisd' package.

There is a 'rwhois' client that isn't represented in ports.

What kind of drama is involved to repurpose a port name? 
>How-To-Repeat:
obvious
>Fix:
 We should create 

net/rwhoisd  = rwhoisd server
net/rwhois   = rwhois client

>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
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