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UPDATE-DLOCATEDB

UPDATE-DLOCATEDB

Section: dlocate (8) Updated: 2009-06-03
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NAME

update-dlocatedb - Generate text database of installed files for dlocate

 

SYNOPSIS

update-dlocatedb

 

DESCRIPTION

update-dlocatedb generates a plain text package contents listing dlocate from the files /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.list This program is usually called from cron.daily.

 

FILES

/etc/default/dlocate
Configuration file with default options. Currently the only option is to enable/disable gzip compression of the dlocatedb.txt file
/var/lib/dpkg/info directory containing dpkg file lists
/var/lib/dlocate/dlocatedb.txt
plain text listing of all files belonging to all packages (optionally compressed)

 

SEE ALSO

dlocate(1)

 

AUTHOR

This version of update-dlocatedb was written by Fredrik Hallenberg, Craig Sanders, and Pawel Chmielowski. The manual page was written by Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


 

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