Subject: misc/8281: whois IPv6 patch
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/27/1999 01:03:04
>Number:         8281
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       Support IPv6 connection for whois
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Aug 27 00:05:01 1999
>Originator:     HEO SeonMeyong
	Internet Research Institute, Inc.
>Release:        NetBSD-current 1999, 27 Aug.
System: NetBSD 1.4K NetBSD 1.4K (LAYSNER.v6) #1: Mon Aug 23 01:14:27 JST 1999 i386

	whois(1) supports both IPv6 connection and IPv4 connection.
	If whois server has IPv6 address, whois(1) will try to connect IPv6 protocol first.
	And if cannot connect to server on IPv6, try to connect IPv4.
	If whois server has no IPv6 address, whois(1) will try to connect IPv4 connection without IPv6 coonnection.
	apply attached patch.