Subject: can we *PLEASE* have the latest version of host(1)!
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <>
From: Greg A. Woods) < (Greg A.>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/26/1999 23:21:09
[ On Friday, March 26, 1999 at 12:12:48 (-0800), Kimmo Suominen wrote: ]
> Subject: CVS commit: src
> Module Name:	src
> Committed By:	kim
> Date:		Fri Mar 26 20:12:47 UTC 1999
> Modified Files:
> 	src/usr.sbin/bind/host: Makefile host.c
> 	src/usr.sbin/bind/man: host.1
> Removed Files:
> 	src/usr.sbin/bind/host: RELEASE_NOTES conf.h defs.h exit.h port.h
> 	    rrec.h send.c type.h vers.c
> Log Message:
> Revert to the version of host installed by the BIND distribution by default.
> The contrib version was tagged `bind-contrib-host' before this change.

This sucks big time.  The default version of host in the BIND
distribution is totally useless and out-dated.  No wonder people put up
with dig's most horrible and non-unix-like interface if they don't have
decent tools to use instead.

I was getting all ready to request that host be updated to host_980903,
which is available as always from, and
that this be done before 1.4.

							Greg A. Woods

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