Bind within src-contrib

Frank Laszlo laszlof at
Wed Oct 12 09:41:53 PDT 2005

Joshua Bell wrote:

>  I was attempting to build a minimal supfile, when I noticed that bind was included within contrib.  This to me seems like something that should be included within the ports tree, or atleast be included in a portion of the tree with less crucial software.
>  I personally do not see a reason for this, but please enlighten me on why this is done.

How would you like a system with no host(1), dig(1), or nslookup(1)? I 
personally consider these tools essential for a freebsd system.

Frank Laszlo
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The VonOstin Group
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