hang on exit in dig.exe

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Fri Dec 9 04:25:00 GMT 2005

David Arnstein wrote:

> I obtained the official bind (DNS) distribution bind-9.3.1.tar.gz. All I
> really want from this distribution is a few utility commands, in
> particular, "dig."

There are native win32 binaries for bind on isc.org that work fine with
Cygwin, if you just want it to work.

(I don't know why you're seeing this hang.)

> BUT, when I execute
>         strace dig www.microsoft.com > strace.log
> I get the hang condition again. Weird!

You should use "-o strace.log" instead of redirection.


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