Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2135
slocate traverses NFS-mounted filesystems
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:09:21 EDT
Unlike locate in previous versions of RedHat, the default
/etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron does not exclude non-local
filesystems and will happily traverse them when building
On a system with a lot of NFS-mounted filesystems, or
for servers with a lot of clients that mount from it,
this may put a huge load on things.
assigned to notting
fixed in the cron script for slocate-1.4-5. It will now
not index nfs,ncpfs,smbfs file systems by default.