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Old 06-25-2002
Difference between locate and find

I was wondering what the difference was between the two commands, I understand that locate won't search for files with certain permissions set. Are there any others?

Thanks
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Old 06-25-2002
here is a link for OS X.

http://www.westwind.com/reference/OS...sc.html#locate


Scroll down a few inches.

BTW, www.google.com is very handy. I searched for "unix command locate" and this was the 4th response.


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