[arch-general] findutils and locate
p.nikolic1 at btinternet.com
Sun Apr 15 18:10:19 EDT 2012
On Sun, 15 Apr 2012 23:49:45 +0200
Martti Kühne <mysatyre at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 05:51:36PM +0100, P .NIKOLIC wrote:
> > Hi ..
> > Yes it is there ..
> > -rw-r----- 1 root locate 7868436 Apr 15 13:48 mlocate.db
> > Doing a strings on the file it contains the expected data but i
> > still get no files show up when i try locate filename even if the
> > file is listed in the db and it Actually exists on the drive and
> > is good
> is the data up to date after updatedb?
> Actually, no it's not.
> the header of mlocate.db is tested on configuration changes,
> described in . Likely, configuration has changed with a recent
> update, so your problem would possibly have been fixed right after
> you looked into "man mlocate.db"
> I am just confused to find you never having had this problem
>  http://linux.die.net/man/5/mlocate.db
It has been flakey for a while but now it just does not do anything
i have no reports of errors anywhere just displays nothing
something failing on my guess would be a changed permission somewhere
althou i dont mess around with permissions outside of my user area .
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