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Old 12-01-2004, 04:22 AM   #1
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File search error


Hi,
I am getting an error message when using the search for files untility in Mandrake 10.1.
Error message is ...
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Error while searching for files.
While searching for files the following errors were reported.

warning: locate: warning: database var/lib/slocate/slocate.db'
is more than 8 days old
Anyone got any ideas why this error keeps on appearing while searching for files.

Regards
TamTam
 
Old 12-01-2004, 04:41 AM   #2
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i think if you run updatedb as root this should fix that problem
 
Old 12-01-2004, 04:41 AM   #3
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that utility is based off the locate command
The locate command searches a database in this case /var/lib/slocate/slocate.db

run this command as root and you should be good to go:
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# updatedb &
 
  


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