about the dig

G.W. Haywood bind at jubileegroup.co.uk
Tue Jul 19 06:47:49 UTC 2011

Hi there,

On Tue, 19 Jul 2011  wrote:

>  When I deleted all the entries in /etc/resolv.conf (I am using
> Linux), dig can't work.
> I was thinking since dig is a standard resolver...

man resolv.conf

" If  this file doesn't exist the only name server to be queried will be on the local machine; the domain name is determined from the
       hostname and the domain search path is constructed from the domain name."



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