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Hmmmmmmm. I've always used locate -u to update the db.....
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    Hmmmmmmm. I've always used locate -u to update the db..
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    i think the db is used by a few search apps. u say updatedb is used by locate, but u mat have misread what i typed, i said i used slocate (note the s) So just a case of each app connectin to the db/querying it properly.
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    Oh ok, nice to know

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