[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: How to access DB (was Re: On names of people)

On Sun, 11 Jul 1999, Oliver Elphick wrote:

> Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
>   >The DB is running, you can query it for split up family names if you like
>   >right now. The DB stores them seperated into 3 parts.
> I can't see access instructions on the web pages.  I have just found how
> to access it (http://db.debian.org) by intuition!  Are there other ways?

Install the ldap clients and use ldapsearch.

> At the moment, this service must qualify as one of Debian's best-kept
> secrets!

Yes, it is not entirely prepared yet. The Web CGIs need a bit more work to
support SSL 
> Ah yes, a small bug: I have put in my fax number, but search shows it as
> unlisted.

Uh hmm, how odd - pity the guy that wrote the scripts seems to have
vanished :<


Reply to: