> > On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Jerry McAllister wrote: > > > > Do note that nslookup is deprecated; see > > > http://www.debianplanet.org/node.php?id=3D140 for a decent > explanation why. > > > > Kind of short on information there. Maybe that is because I am not > > registered on that site. Anyway, is that being "deprecated" sort of > > a LINUXy thing? Does it apply to BSD, especaily FreeBSD too? > > Hi! > > deprecated means, that this program has a successor (in this case dig(1) > ) and it may happen, that it disappears in a future release. > > So you get that warning, so that you have time to get familiar with it, > that you may re-write some of your scripts still using nslookup etc.
I don't mean to ask about the meaning of the word deprecated, but rather, is nslookup being deprecated a LINUXy thing, or is that going to happen in FreeBSD too? ////jerry > > HTH > Olaf > > -- > Olaf Hoyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Fuerchterliche Erlebniss geben zu raten, > ob der, welcher sie erlebt, nicht etwas Fuerchterliches ist. > (Nietzsche, Jenseits von Gut und Boese) > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"