Re: [SLE] update locate
From: Bob S. (usr_at_sanctum.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 01:11:45 -0400
On Thursday 03 June 2004 03:17 pm, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Thursday 2004-06-03 at 00:59 -0400, Bob S. wrote:
> > Thanks for replying guys. The reason I wanted to update
> > immediately is that I had a whole list of files I wanted to get rid
> > of. After deleting them i wanted to make sure I got rid of them
> > all. updatedb did it for me.
> You can also use "locate -e whatever", and it will only list those
> files that really exists.
> Carlos Robinson
Much simpler that doing an updatedb and waiting for it.
We learn new things every day.
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