Re: WHERE are the docs?
On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 02:14:58PM -0400, Peter Cordes wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 09:45:00AM -0500, William F. Dowling wrote:
> > Sometimes docs don't get installed when you think they should, so
> > using 'find ...' to find them is fruitless.
> locate(1) is good. It can search the whole system quickly.
locate doesn't actually search the system. When a user runs updatedb(1?), a database is created of all files accessible to the user running the command. The locate command searches through the database. On debian systems, updatedb is run in cron.daily.
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