Section: dlocate (8) Updated: 2009-06-03 Local index
update-dlocatedb - Generate text database of installed files for dlocate
generates a plain text package contents listing
from the files /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.list
This program is usually called from cron.daily.
Configuration file with default options. Currently the only option is
to enable/disable gzip compression of the dlocatedb.txt file
directory containing dpkg file lists
plain text listing of all files belonging to all packages (optionally compressed)
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).
This document was created by
using the manual pages.
Time: 22:02:33 GMT, April 16, 2011