slocate in the default desktop install

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Feb 13 14:35:21 GMT 2008

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 09:00:51AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 02:27:19PM +0000, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I like the suggestion of switching to a locate implementation that is less
> > intrusive, but it doesn't seem feasible for 8.04, and I wondered if we might
> > be able to do something in the short term to improve this.
> Really? mlocate is a drop-in replacement for slocate, and I've been
> using it since mid-December with no problems.

It seems like the sort of thing we'd want to do prior to feature freeze
(which, as you know, is tomorrow).  However, if you feel that it's low-risk
enough to warrant an exception, that would be great.  It seems like the best
overall solution.

 - mdz

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