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NAME

locate - locate files in pathname database

SYNOPSIS

locate [ options ] pattern ...

DESCRIPTION

locate matches file patterns in a pathname database that is updated daily by updatedb(1).

OPTIONS

-d, --database=path

File database path.
-i, --ignorecase

Ignore case in all pattern match expressions.
-n, --show

Show underlying tw(1) command but do not execute.

OPERANDS

pattern

One or more file patterns. / is matched by pattern metacharacters.

ENVIRONMENT

FINDCODES

Path name of locate database.
LOCATE_PATH

Alternate path name of locate database.

FILES

lib/find/codes

Default locate database.

SEE ALSO

updatedb(1), tw(1)

IMPLEMENTATION

version

locate (AT&T Labs Research) 1999-01-23
author

Glenn Fowler <glenn.s.fowler@gmail.com >
copyright

Copyright © 1989-2012 AT&T Intellectual Property
license

http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.html