[arch-dev-public] BIND10? No, thanks.

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 20 05:25:33 EDT 2013

Am 20.03.2013 10:16, schrieb Gaetan Bisson:
> [2013-03-20 10:05:17 +0100] Thomas Bächler:
>> I imagine *everyone* expects
>> the 'host' command to exist.
> I don't think most people do DNS queries by hand.

Really? I do it often enough.

> And those who do will find `drill` is superior to `host`; the output
> format is different (it's modeled after `dig`) but so what?

So, drill will give me a page full of useless text instead of simply
giving an IP, like host does. I always found dig's output to be way more
than I ever wanted, unless in very special situations.

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