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Re: locatedb: No such file
- To: "Dennis W. Bulgrien" <dbulgrien at vcsd dot com>
- Subject: Re: locatedb: No such file
- From: Neil Zanella <nzanella at cs dot mun dot ca>
- Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:44:42 -0330 (NST)
- cc: cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com
Unfortunately it appears to me that cygwin does not come with the cron
deamon which is what usually updates the database overnight. On Red Hat
systems this is done by executing the script /etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron
which used to be called /etc/cron.dailt/updatedb.cron on older
distributions. All the script does is the following:
/usr/bin/slocate -u -f "nfs,smbfs,ncpfs,proc,devpts" -e
So perhaps we don't need cron but running it manually can be time
On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, Dennis W. Bulgrien wrote:
> Though I left cygwin prompt open all night, locate fails. Is it supposed to work?
> $ locate dsp.bat
> locate: /usr/var/locatedb: No such file or directory
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