dnsutils package

René Berber r.berber@computer.org
Sun Oct 5 20:34:00 GMT 2008


Adem wrote:

> has the "dnsutils" package not yet been ported to Cygwin?
> I think the "dig" utility which I need for querying DNS entries is in this package.
> 
> The Cygwin package search page at http://cygwin.com/packages/
> finds neither dig nor dnsutils. OTOH the package search page 
> at the Debian site http://www.debian.com/distrib/packages
> says "dig" is in the dnsutils package.

An alternative is to build bind (ISC's bind:
http://www.isc.org/sw/bind/) which builds with no problem out of the box
under Cygwin.  Or just get the binary distributed by ISC, which is a
Windows native daemon and tools.
-- 
René Berber


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