[arch-dev-public] [testing] mlocate replacing slocate

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Sat Nov 3 12:48:51 EDT 2007

Am Sat, 03 Nov 2007 09:26:25 +0100
schrieb Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:

> While I think this is a good thing, this list should be informed
> _before_ such a change is made and before the [arch] list is informed,
> and you should wait at least a day for any objections (don't wait for
> confirmation though, because then nothing will happen). Aaron was
> always pushing for more communication, so let's practice it.


James, I know you cpu is 64bit capable - why don't you build it for both
architectures or talk to someone to build it?

I'm not sure how mlocate follows the kernel file syscalls and if it
will slow down any file operations. I'm also concerned how it works in
chroots. I might try it later.


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