Suggestion: Removal of BIND from base / Import alternative DNS Library ldns / import dig replacement drill

Jan Lentfer Jan.Lentfer at
Wed Mar 10 04:21:38 PST 2010

On Wed, 10 Mar 2010 10:27:44 +0100, Mathieu Launay
<mathieu at> wrote:
> First, I would like to say that I am not reluctant to changes, but the
> fact is I like to have a DNS recursive server in base because you can
> "bootstrap" the box you install from nothing to a fully functionnal
> internet access, without having a local DNS server or knowing an open
> resolver (at least open for you).
> Why do not put unbound (from NLNet labs) into base to serve this
> purpose?

OpenBSD has picked NSD for that.

Anyway I am open for that discussion also. But anyway you could easily
install anything you like from pkgsrc.


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