Just in case anybody missed it :) whois.patho.gen.nz is now
reporting correctly again, pulling registration info from
The extended breakage wasn't due to any re-formatting of
the data returned by that script at waikato, incidentally;
it was entirely due to the fact that the little awk script
which drives whois.patho.gen.nz was using character class
extensions which are specified in POSIX 1003.2, and
implemented in gawk, but sadly misinterpreted by whatever
awk OpenBSD installs in /usr/bin.
Well, actually the extended-ness of the breakage was more
to do with the fact that I wasn't bored enough to look at
it until now.
is a CNAME for tardis.patho.gen.nz,
which is nice of them.
Note that this is a highly non-production system, and is
most definitely not what Peter needs to run his business :)
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