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LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)        BSD System Manager's Manual       LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)

NAME
     locate.updatedb -- update locate database

SYNOPSIS
     /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb

DESCRIPTION
     The locate.updatedb utility updates the database used by locate(1).  It
     is typically run once a week by the /etc/periodic/weekly/310.locate
     script.

     The contents of the newly built database can be controlled by the
     /etc/locate.rc file.

FILES
     /var/db/locate.database  the default database
     /etc/locate.rc           the configuration file

ENVIRONMENT
     LOCATE_CONFIG            path to the configuration file

SEE ALSO
     locate(1), periodic(8)

     Woods, James A., "Finding Files Fast", ;login, 8:1, pp. 8-10, 1983.

BSD                            February 11, 1996                           BSD