Bug 116794 - updatedb gives fatal error
updatedb gives fatal error
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: slocate (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2004-02-25 04:38 EST by Marius Andreiana
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-29 04:06:48 EST
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Description Marius Andreiana 2004-02-25 04:38:46 EST
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Description of problem:
I get this on
# updatedb
fatal error: updatedb: create_db(): chdir: No such file or directory

I have over 1g free on /, and in 
there is
-rw-r-----    1 root     slocate      4.7M Jan 22 10:57 slocate.db
-rw-r-----    1 root     slocate      4.8M Feb 23 23:47 slocate.db.tmp

the .tmp was created now.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "updatedb" as root

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It used to work fine, but gives this error now.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-25 11:28:13 EST
Please try the update, although I'm not sure it will solve this.
Comment 2 Marius Andreiana 2004-02-29 04:06:48 EST
with the update it works, thanks

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