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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 09:34:46 EDT 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 4:35 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 20.03.2013 10:32, schrieb Gaetan Bisson:
>> [2013-03-20 10:25:33 +0100] Thomas Bächler:
>>> 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.
>> Alright; you can:
>> - write a three-line drill wrapper to recreate the output of host;
>> - adopt dnsutils and have fun with BIND.
> The first option makes more sense.

host, nslookup, traceroute6- the list of extremely basic sysadmin
tools Arch doesn't ship in an easily installable fashion is starting
to get rather long. Does util-linux or such provide implementations of
the first two that until now we have been disabling?


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