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LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)        BSD System Manager's Manual       LOCATE.UPDATEDB(8)

     locate.updatedb -- update locate database


     The locate.updatedb utility updates the database used by locate(1).  It is typically run once a week by
     the /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ job.

     The contents of the newly built database can be controlled by the /etc/locate.rc file.

     LOCATE_CONFIG            path to the configuration file

     /var/db/locate.database  the default database
     /etc/locate.rc           the configuration file

     locate(1), launchd(8)

     Woods, James A., "Finding Files Fast", ;login, 8:1, pp. 8-10, 1983.

BSD                            February 11, 1996                           BSD

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