Commit 2d957c6b authored by Paul Hoffman's avatar Paul Hoffman Committed by Evan Hunt
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add -t type### description to the dig man page

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<term>-i</term>
<listitem>
<para>
Do reverse IPv6 lookups using the obsolete RFC1886 IP6.INT
Do reverse IPv6 lookups using the obsolete RFC 1886 IP6.INT
domain, which is no longer in use. Obsolete bit string
label queries (RFC2874) are not attempted.
label queries (RFC 2874) are not attempted.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
......@@ -338,11 +338,12 @@
<term>-t <replaceable class="parameter">type</replaceable></term>
<listitem>
<para>
The resource record type to query. It can be any valid query type
which is
supported in BIND 9. The default query type is "A", unless the
<option>-x</option> option is supplied to indicate a reverse lookup.
A zone transfer can be requested by specifying a type of AXFR. When
The resource record type to query. It can be any valid query
type. If it is a resource record type supported in BIND 9, it
can be given by the type mnemonic (such as "NS" or "AAAA").
The default query type is "A", unless the <option>-x</option>
option is supplied to indicate a reverse lookup. A zone
transfer can be requested by specifying a type of AXFR. When
an incremental zone transfer (IXFR) is required, set the
<parameter>type</parameter> to <literal>ixfr=N</literal>.
The incremental zone transfer will contain the changes
......@@ -350,6 +351,12 @@
record was
<parameter>N</parameter>.
</para>
<para>
All resource record types can be expressed as "TYPEnn", where
"nn" is the number of the type. If the resource record type is
not supported in BIND 9, the result will be displayed as
described in RFC 3597.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
......@@ -1055,7 +1062,7 @@
<listitem>
<para>
This feature is now obsolete and has been removed;
use <command>delv</command> instead.
use <command>delv</command> instead.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
......@@ -1151,8 +1158,8 @@
<listitem>
<para>
This feature is related to <command>dig +sigchase</command>,
which is obsolete and has been removed. Use
<command>delv</command> instead.
which is obsolete and has been removed. Use
<command>delv</command> instead.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
......@@ -1197,9 +1204,9 @@
<listitem>
<para>
Formerly specified trusted keys for use with
<command>dig +sigchase</command>. This feature is now
obsolete and has been removed; use
<command>delv</command> instead.
<command>dig +sigchase</command>. This feature is now
obsolete and has been removed; use
<command>delv</command> instead.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
......@@ -1349,7 +1356,7 @@ dig +qr www.isc.org any -x 127.0.0.1 isc.org ns +noqr
<citerefentry>
<refentrytitle>dnssec-keygen</refentrytitle><manvolnum>8</manvolnum>
</citerefentry>,
<citetitle>RFC1035</citetitle>.
<citetitle>RFC 1035</citetitle>.
</para>
</refsection>
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