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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 utility updates the database used by locate(1).  It
     is typically run once a week by the
     /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.locate.plist job.

     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), launchd(8)

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

BSD                            February 11, 1996                           BSD

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