Fwd: updatedb

Eric Jaffe jaffe.eric at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 23:06:07 UTC 2004

Hmm. My email program did not set the reply address to the list.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Eric Jaffe <jaffe.eric at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 19:05:28 -0400
Subject: Re: updatedb
To: Fábio Mendes <niels_bohr at uol.com.br>

Updatedb is run as a cron job; see the file /etc/cron.daily/slocate. I
do not think that it would be a particularly good idea to run updatedb
after the install because it takes a rather long time and most users
will have absolutely no idea what is going on.

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 01:16:18 -0300, Fábio Mendes <niels_bohr at uol.com.br> wrote:
> I'm just wondering how much candy the command line users will get...
> Should ubuntu run an updatedb just after the base install? It will also
> nice to run it as a cron job with 15 (or a very low priority). Does
> anybody knows if gnome-search-files uses information from slocate
> anyway?
> Thanks,
> Fabio
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