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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for locate.updatedb (netbsd section 8)

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 program rebuilds the database used by the locate(1) program.  It is usu-
     ally run once per week, see weekly.conf(5).

     The file systems and files (not) scanned can be configured in locate.conf(5).

FILES
     /var/db/locate.database	   Default database

SEE ALSO
     find(1), locate(1), fnmatch(3), locate.conf(5), weekly.conf(5)

     Woods, James A., "Finding Files Fast", ;login, 8:1, pp. 8-10, 1983.

HISTORY
     The locate.updatedb command appeared in 4.4BSD.

BSD					 October 5, 2005				      BSD


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