slocate in the default desktop install

Kees Cook kees at
Wed Feb 13 22:07:11 GMT 2008


On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 05:14:35PM +0100, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
> Scott Kitterman napisał(a):
> > On Monday 11 February 2008 06:15, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >> Should we still ship slocate on desktops?
> > 
> > In Debian there was recent discussion of moving to a different locate that 
> > spread the overhead better so that it did not have a negative impact on user 
> > experience.  I'd much prefer that direction than removing it entirely.
> Is updatedb run with ionice currently? This should make it less
> intrusive for users. I have proposed it some time ago in this
> specification:

Yes, ionice is used by both slocate and findutils.  (Though this doesn't
handle the on-battery case.)

Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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