Bind within src-contrib

Frank Laszlo laszlof at
Wed Oct 12 10:42:41 PDT 2005

Johnson David wrote:

>From: Frank Laszlo [mailto:laszlof at]
>>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.
>Are these utilities used anywhere else in FreeBSD, such as the startup
>scripts? Are they something required by the vast majority of users? If not,
>I wouldn't consider them "essential".
Note. I said "personally." I use these tools to debug network 
configuration issues which are essential for me to even install ports in 
most cases.

Frank Laszlo
System Administrator
The VonOstin Group
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