MacPorts bind9 dig not working correctly

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Sun Jun 26 15:18:38 UTC 2022

The bind9 port doesn't patch this behavior (if you look at the port, there's a configure patch because upstream uses broken glibtool and an atomics patch to allow building w/ older clang versions), so it's almost certainly due to an upstream change.

> On Jun 26, 2022, at 8:23 AM, Larry Stone <lstone19 at> wrote:
> Good observation. Still, what the MacPorts version of dig is doing is not the default (or at least hasn’t been (see next paragraph) as I mentioned in my first post, I used to build BIND from source).
> But one other thought I just had is it’s a change with the latest version of BIND. The Apple provided dig is old enough that it must be BIND 9.16 and the source-built version I tested with is also from the 9.16 tree. But the MacPorts version is from the new 9.18 tree. Unfortunately, I no longer have a source-built 9.18 copy of dig to test with.

Daniel J. Luke

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