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Old 02-10-2004, 11:59 PM   #1
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Frontend for Updatedb and Locate?


Hello all,

I was wondering if there existed a frontend for updatedb and locate? I have been wanting to give back to the community that has given me so much (I won't even go into how much headache you've all saved me at work) and I thought that a frontend to updatedb and locate would be nice. Perhaps allowing it to update itself once per day or every X amount of minutes. Just a thought. Anyways, if such a project exists, I will probably look elsewhere. If not, I thought that it could be useful for a few people out there. Let me know what you think!

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Old 02-11-2004, 12:25 AM   #2
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I wouldn't xactly call that a front-end, but I
use cron for that ;)


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Old 02-11-2004, 11:23 AM   #3
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True. I just thought that perhaps something like that might be useful to someone somewhere. Anyways, thanks for your feedback!

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Old 02-12-2004, 05:53 PM   #4
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An over-kill alternative would be to use
AIDE (Tripwire, Samhain, ... ) to monitor
file-system activities and trigger updatedb
on such and such event ;)


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Old 02-13-2004, 11:07 AM   #5
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Yeah I've already started working on it. I've already got the main GUI programmed and am now working on the code beneath.

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