Why was nslookup removed from FreeBSD 10?

Darren Pilgrim list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Mon Jan 27 04:22:18 UTC 2014

On 1/26/2014 6:20 AM, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> The rationale for bind removal from src/ I thought ill advised; it won't
> suprise me if FreeBSD gets roasted for no longer being net server ready.

The irony being that if you were at all serious about running mail, DNS, 
NTP, etc., you used a port because the in-base versions were old and 
could not be easily upgraded in the event of security problems.  This is 
one of many points made during the discussion on removing BIND from the 

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