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Re: dlocate + slocate + findutils problem

Seth R Arnold <sarnold@willamette.edu> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 02:36:36AM -0800, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> > Seth R Arnold <sarnold@willamette.edu> writes:
> > 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.
> Should I file a bug report against findutils, asking for alternatives?
> should I propose a Provides: locate .. thingy? (hehe :)

Alternatives is a good idea.  I'll add that.  I'm not that Provides
help much.  findutils is a base package, so everyone would expect to
have locate provided by findutils.

Feel free to provide a wishlist bug report, if you wish.

Kevin Dalley

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