[arch-dev-public] BIND10? No, thanks.
felixonmars at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 05:11:19 EDT 2013
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:07:34 Ionut Biru wrote:
> On 03/20/2013 11:05 AM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> > Am 20.03.2013 04:50, schrieb Gaetan Bisson:
> >> Consequently, official packages using
> >> [dnsutils](https://www.archlinux.org/packages/core/x86_64/dnsutils/)
> >> were migrated to
> >> [ldns](https://www.archlinux.org/packages/core/x86_64/ldns/),
> >> a much nicer library which provides a `drill` command
> >> that replaces `dig`, `nslookup`, and `host`.
> > Wait, I think I misunderstood your original email. I was under the
> > impression that ldns provides drop-in replacements for the commands.
> > This is not the case and thus I will have no 'host' command anymore. Not
> > that I particularly rely on dnsutils, but I imagine *everyone* expects
> > the 'host' command to exist.
> host and dig are tools that I use every day and they are the standard.
> i don't see why they should be dropped just because bind (as in the
> server) doesn't suite you well now.
> why cannot we keep the tools?
I'd +1 for keeping dnsutils 9 as is in the repos for now, if my vote counts :P
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