Why was nslookup removed from FreeBSD 10?

Waitman Gobble gobble.wa at gmail.com
Sat Jan 25 19:30:09 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 11:13 AM, Frank Leonhardt <freebsd-doc at fjl.co.uk>wrote:

> Was it dropped because it's part on BIND, and that's been dropped from the
> base system (bad idea if you ask me, but no one did)? Well, as far as I can
> tell, this move has left us having to use "host" instead, and that's part
> of the BIND package too.
AFAIK nslookup is part of bind, which was dropped from base and instead


Waitman Gobble
San Jose California USA

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