locate

maintain and query an index of a directory tree

updatedb generates an index of files and directories. GNU locate can be used to quickly query this index.

Conflicts:

  • slocate

Depends:

Replaces:

  • /etc/cron.daily/locate
  • /usr/bin/locate.findutils
  • /usr/bin/updatedb.findutils
  • /usr/lib/locate/bigram
  • /usr/lib/locate/code
  • /usr/lib/locate/frcode
  • /usr/share/doc/locate/README.Debian
  • /usr/share/doc/locate/changelog.Debian.gz
  • /usr/share/doc/locate/changelog.gz
  • /usr/share/doc/locate/copyright
  • /usr/share/man/man1/locate.findutils.1.gz
  • /usr/share/man/man1/updatedb.findutils.1.gz
  • /usr/share/man/man5/locatedb.5.gz