[dns-operations] Single label queries on Windows (11)

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Sat Jul 8 19:56:32 UTC 2023

On Sat, Jul 08, 2023 at 12:36:12PM -0700, David Conrad wrote:

> Instead, we recommended dig as (a) it provides all sorts of options
> that help with pretty much every form of diagnostic you can imagine
> and (b) it doesn’t try to “help”.  We obviously didn’t succeed and
> it’s far too late now (it was back then too).  Ah well…

I think you succeeded everywhere but on Windows.  In MacOS, /usr/bin/dig
is part of the base OS!  I haven't used "nslookup" in a couple of
decades or more.  We now also have "drill", "kdig", "delv", ... a wealth
of much better than "nslookup", I am guessing inspired by "dig",


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