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Re: dlocate + slocate + findutils problem

On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 02:36:36AM -0800, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> Seth R Arnold <sarnold@willamette.edu> writes:
> > Hello there. Recently, in frozen, slocate and findutils stopped playing
> > politely. So, I uninstalled slocate. (This was a week or two ago.. I emailed
> > the maintainer, and he said a fix would be on the way soon... however, there
> > are many open bugs on slocate, and none look particularly nice..) 
> > 
> > Now, I get the following error:
> > sarnold@amidala:~$ dlocate homer_j_simpson
> > /usr/bin/dlocate: /usr/bin/locate: No such file or directory
> findutils does not supply an alternatives for locate, and that hasn't
> been a request yet.  Perhaps it should supply locate as an
> alternative, but it doesn't yet.  It supplies the one and only locate,
> as far as it is concerned.  If slocate supplies locate as an
> alternative, then removing slocate probably removes /ur/bin/locate.
> You might try reinstalling findutils.

somewhat related but on -powerpc we are STILL stuck with broken slocate +
findutils that won't play nicely with each other.  this has been fixed
for at least a week now on i386, any idea when this will find its way
into the PPC branch?

Ethan Benson

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