HEADS UP: BIND Removal. Short instructions for migration to pkgsrc-BIND

Justin C. Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Sun Apr 11 19:58:12 PDT 2010

On Sun, April 11, 2010 3:50 pm, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:

> Doing away with named(8) in base is okay with me, but removing the other
> tools that are part of bind (namely host(1) and dig(1)) isn't. They're
> too useful and too common not to be expected in a base system.

Don't a number of Linux systems ship without those tools unless added via
a separate package?  I know, I know - "it's that way in Linux" isn't
necessarily a compelling reason.

If this causes a problem, we could add BIND from pkgsrc as part of the
install.  I'd like to see more stuff done that way, really.

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