Subject: Re: Removal of net/bind9/
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/15/2007 20:17:02
On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 01:24:22PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > The problem is that at least DragonFly ships with bind, but installs
> > neither libresolv (in libc) nor libbind. Similiary NetBSD isn't
> > installing libbind either. I therefore question the correctness and
> > usefulness of the file :-)
> It's good enough to stop the "milter-greylist" package from building
> the "bind9" package just to get a thread-safe resolver library.

Thread-safe or reentrant? You actually gave me a very good reason to
really remove it. Just depending on any BIND to get the resolver lib is
blantantly abuse. It should be something similiar to mk/