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Re: [bug-inetutils] premature close of socket in whois utility

From: Mats Erik Andersson
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] premature close of socket in whois utility
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:01:22 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

onsdag den 30 juli 2014 klockan 05:28 skrev Alfred M. Szmidt detta:
>    The client "whois" is by far the least thoroughly tested utility in
>    the collection GNU Inetutils, probably because I do not understand
>    it myself, nor do I use it regularly. All bug triaging of "whois"
>    is most welcome.
> If it is that broken, how about we disable it?  

I would not call it "broken". My point is that I simply have
no idea how well it actually functions, because I am not in
possession of a manner, with which I can test "whois" using
controlled conditions.

> Though there is a point in letting it be enabled, and having people
> who care, report bugs, and maybe patches.

In this I agree.

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