centralized locate/updatedb question
kassube at gmx.net
Wed Jan 27 07:49:44 UTC 2010
> i've 4 linux machines at home, one stays ON all the time, and others
> come and go as laptops often do.
> is this possible: updatedb on all these machines to report their
> results to one location (over avahi or something), and i get to
> query said db from any of those 4 machines?
I think you can't use a common database but you could copy the database
files to the main machine. Then use the -d option of locate to search
the database files of individual machines.
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