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Re: HEADS UP: BIND Removal. Short instructions for migration to pkgsrc-BIND

From: "Thomas E. Spanjaard" <tgen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 19:50:20 +0000

Jan Lentfer wrote:
> If you are not running a BIND installation on your system but you are
> using tools like host, nslookup and so on it will be sufficient to just
> install some version of BIND from pkgsrc and make sure your scripts's
> PATH are correct. You could also switch your scripts to use drill which
> will be part of base after I pushed my patch-set in.

Doing away with named(8) in base is okay with me, but removing the other
tools that are part of bind (namely host(1) and dig(1)) isn't. They're
too useful and too common not to be expected in a base system.
	Thomas E. Spanjaard

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