Re: locate something not exist



On 2011-04-28, teddieeb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <teddieeb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I believe you need to run

#updatedb

If I am not mistaken (updatedb may work for different search command if memory is faulty)

But if I'm not mistaken, updatedb will refresh the database locate uses to find results...


If you are unable to run updatedb, use 'locate -e' when searching. Then
only the names of files which still exist will be printed.


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