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Old 11-17-2003
Java case insensitive locate

How can I do a case insensitive locate?
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Old 11-17-2003
Does locate = find? See man find you can use regular expressions in your find command
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Old 11-17-2003
I don't understand what you mean by case insensitive locate. If you are trying to find a file at the operating system level, let's say with find. You'd either use a regular expression in the -name, or you could pipe the find to a grep that uses -i for case insensitivity.

find . -type f | grep -i somename

If I've misinterpreted your meaning, I apologize and please enlighten me.

Cheers,
Keith
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Old 11-18-2003
linux has a command, slocate, which is supposed to be a secure version of locate. slocate has a -i option to ignore case. But I've never seen locate.

slocate is kinda like find. But it searches a database of file names rather than the file system.
 

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