nslookup

Scot Mc Pherson behomet at home.com
Fri Jul 13 21:12:12 PDT 2001


Actually BIND9 works very well. It is likely that you aren't compiling it or
setting it up properly if its complaining about anything. The conf and db
files are set up quite a bit differently, infact as different as BIND4 and
BIND8 were.

Scot Mc Pherson
~Linux is a journey, not a guided tour~



----- Original Message -----
From: Ralf Vitasek <ralfv at ralfv.de>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2001 7:41 PM
Subject: Re: nslookup


> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>
> > David A. Bandel wrote:
>
> >>
> >> You must be using BIND 9.x if it's complaining about being deprecated.
> >> nslookup is part of bind, just get bind v8.2.3.
> >>
> >> Ciao,
> >>
> >> David A. Bandel
> >>
> > You could also use:
> >  alias nslookup='nslookup -silent'
> > to get rid of the complaining message.
> >
> >  -- Bruce
>
>
>
> -silent won`t help much more than disabling the message,
> nslookup from bind9 is IMHO a complete piece of shit :-(
>
> it seems to be rewritten, but totally crippled -> 'set q=any' doesn`t
> work anymore.
>
> they should have included the old version, if they already plan to
> remove it from future releases, it makes no sense to me why they changed
> it so massively. :-(
>
> perhaps they should make nslookup to an interactive extension for 'dig'
> shouldn`t be too hard.
>
> just my 2 cents
>
> ralf
>
>
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