UPDATEDB(1) General Commands Manual UPDATEDB(1)
updatedb - update the slocate database
updatedb [-u] [-U path] [-e path1,path2,...] [-f fstype1,...] [-l  ] [-q] [-v,--verbose] [-V, --version] [-h, --help] pattern...
This manual page documents slocate, a security-enhanced version of locate. updatedb is simply a link to slocate that implies the -u
-u Create slocate database starting at the root directory. This is the default behavior when called as updatedb.
Create slocate database starting at path path.
Exclude directories in the comma-separated list dirs from the slocate database.
Exclude file systems in the comma-separated list dirs from the slocate database.
Security level. -l 0 turns security checks off, which will make searches faster. -l 1 turns security checks on. This is the
-q Quiet mode; error messages are suppressed.
-v Verbose mode; display files indexed when creating database
--help Print a summary of the options to slocate and exit.
Print the version number of slocate and exit.
Secure Locate's updatedb will automatically parse GNU Locate's /etc/updatedb.conf. But please be aware that Secure Locate currently does
NOT support all options provided by GNU Locate's configuration file.
Options currently supported by Secure Locate are PRUNEFS and PRUNEPATHS