[arch-general] Why bind-tools was merged into bind package?

u34 at net9.ml u34 at net9.ml
Sun Jul 19 19:53:10 UTC 2020

??scar Garc??a Amor via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> I can understand that packagers want to make things easy, but not in
> this case. I cannot have a full service installed with a new user
> created, only host, dig and nslookup commands. The splitted package
> bind and bind-tools had this option, but now I must install a service
> that I do not need which is annoying.
> There is any way to reconsider this?
> Greetings.
> -- 
> ??scar Garc??a Amor | ogarcia at moire.org | http://ogarcia.me

If you want only host, dig and nslookup, can't you leave the named
service disabled? Or am I totaly misunderstanding you?

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