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Bug 1072 - missing updatedb
Summary: missing updatedb
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: findutils
Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-02-08 14:49 UTC by Mike Wangsmo
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-02-08 22:53:33 UTC


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Description Mike Wangsmo 1999-02-08 14:49:24 UTC
package is missing the updatedb script in the findutils
package.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-02-08 22:28:59 UTC
From the current findutils specfile:
# these are excluded as we ship slocate (ewt)
#/usr/man/man1/updatedb.1
#/usr/man/man5/locatedb.5
#/usr/bin/locate
#/usr/bin/updatedb
#/usr/man/man1/locate.1

Comment 2 Mike Wangsmo 1999-02-08 22:40:59 UTC
wanger@montana:/mnt/redhat/comps/dist/6.0/i386> rpm -qpl
findutils-4.1-27.i386.rpm

/etc/cron.daily/updatedb.cron
/usr/bin/find
/usr/bin/xargs
/usr/doc/findutils-4.1
/usr/doc/findutils-4.1/NEWS
/usr/doc/findutils-4.1/README
/usr/info/find.info-1.gz
/usr/info/find.info-2.gz
/usr/info/find.info.gz
/usr/lib/findutils
/usr/lib/findutils/bigram
/usr/lib/findutils/code
/usr/lib/findutils/frcode
/usr/man/man1/find.1
/usr/man/man1/xargs.1

Comment 3 Mike Wangsmo 1999-02-08 22:43:59 UTC
ok, I see the slocate comment, now.  I guess then, the findutils
crond job needs to be fixed to call slocate instead of updatedb.

Comment 4 Jeff Johnson 1999-02-08 22:53:59 UTC
The functionality of updatedb has been replaced by that of slocate
as in

bash$ rpm -qlp slocate-1.4-1.i386.rpm
/etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron
/usr/bin/locate
/usr/bin/slocate
/usr/man/man1/locate.1
/var/lib/slocate

I have removed the remnant updatedb.cron and /usr/lib/findutils
in findutils-4.1-28.


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