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Date:      Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:18:55 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Frank Leonhardt <frank2@fjl.co.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: dig command ?
Message-ID:  <20150427231855.ff176f66.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <553EA687.2040602@fjl.co.uk>
References:  <552001C0.6040304@gmail.com> <553EA687.2040602@fjl.co.uk>

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On Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:13:43 +0100, Frank Leonhardt wrote:
> On 04/04/2015 16:22, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> > running 10.1 and went to use the dig command and its no longer part of 
> > the system. Why was it removed?
> [...] 
> If you want 
> nslookup or dig you DON'T have to install the whole BIND package as is 
> often suggested; just find nslookup.c (it's in the same directory as 
> host and dig on the ISC source bundle) and compile and copy in to /usr/bin.

You'll also find nslookup and dig in the port dns/bind-tools,
this way you can keep it managed by pkg or your ports management
tool of choice. :-)


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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