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LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)					    BSD 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.
BSD
February 11, 1996 BSD

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