updatedb running on every boot

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Jan 13 00:58:25 UTC 2009

Anthony M. Rasat wrote:

> Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> I want "updatedb" to run at every boot, instead of once a day.
>> How may I do that?
> Put it before "exit 0" line in /etc/rc.local:
> /usr/bin/updatedb
> However this would be running as root. You may wish to find out what
> disadvantage of doing so.
Er.... updatedb _must_ run as root :-)

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