[arch-dev-public] BIND10? No, thanks.
felixonmars at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 05:27:34 EDT 2013
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 19:21:16 Allan McRae wrote:
> On 20/03/13 19:07, 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.
> Can't we symlink drill -> dig etc?
Not really, it behaves not the same when you want +trace +short, etc. (I used $(dig +short ...) a lot in my own scripts)
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