LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8) MidnightBSD System Manager’s Manual LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)

NAME

locate.updatedb — update locate database

SYNOPSIS

/usr/libexec/locate.updatedb

DESCRIPTION

The locate.updatedb utility updates the database used by locate(1). It is typically run once a week by the /etc/periodic/weekly/310.locate script.

The contents of the newly built database can be controlled by the /etc/locate.rc file.

ENVIRONMENT
LOCATE_CONFIG

path to the configuration file

FILES
/var/db/locate.database

the default database

/etc/locate.rc

the configuration file

SEE ALSO

locate(1), periodic(8)

Woods, James A.

, "

Finding Files Fast ",
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8:1 ,
pp. 8-10 ,
1983 .

MidnightBSD 0.3 February 11, 1996 MidnightBSD 0.3