Bug 2136 - slocate manpage is bad, slocate lacks documentation
slocate manpage is bad, slocate lacks documentation
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: slocate (Show other bugs)
1.0
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-04-12 02:12 EDT by Chris Siebenmann
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-12 14:04:18 EDT
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Description Chris Siebenmann 1999-04-12 02:12:25 EDT
The slocate.1 manpage included in the slocate RPM doesn't
document many of slocate's options, especially those for
controlling updates of the database. It also refers one
to a nonexistent updatedb(1L) manpage for documentation
on this.

 Given that the default slocate install is likely to
cause sysadmins at large sites to need to change it
rather badly (cf bug 2135) it would be good if the
full set of options and behavior was documented
somewhere.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-04-12 12:36:59 EDT
assigned to notting
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-04-12 14:04:59 EDT
a simple updatedb man page is added in slocate-1.4-5.

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