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NAME

locate.updatedb - update locate database

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Environment
Files
See Also

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)
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