Results of BIND RFC

Doug Hardie bc979 at
Fri Apr 2 18:10:23 UTC 2010

On 2 April 2010, at 04:27, Denny Lin wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 10:11:50AM +0400, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
>> On 02.04.2010 9:24, Stanislav Sedov wrote:
>>> While it certainly might make sense to drop BIND out of the base, I'm not
>>> sure dropping bind tools as well from it is the best decision.  How hard
>>> it will be to continue maintaining bind tools inside the base (so the
>>> critical ones like dig and nslookup still will be available), while moving
>>> the rest of it (the server itself and supporting tools) to the port?
>> Hi, All.
>> I'm agree with Stas. If it is not so hard to maintain "bind-tools" in the 
>> base,
>> It is very useful to still having them in base system.
> +1 here. Dig and some of the other tools are extremely useful and
> important, so it would be nice if they were in the base system instead
> of a separate port.

The reason dig and nslookup are used is because you have a problem with the internet connection.  Thats a bit late to say "you need to install the DNS tools".  If you could, you wouldn't need them.  Not everyone will create a ports CD.  

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