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LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)     DragonFly 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", ;login, 8:1, pp. 8-10, 1983. DragonFly 3.9 February 11, 1996 DragonFly 3.9