[ardour-dev] Include Directories

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 08:39:14 PDT 2007

On 4/30/07, Joe Hartley <jh at brainiac.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2007 13:51:52 -0000
> "John Emmas" <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> > Thanks Patrice - that was quite useful,
> >
> > Just out of interest, what is 'slocate'?  Is it a standard utility or
> > something you downloaded from somewhere (I don't seem to have it).
> slocate and its non-secure partner, locate are, I believe, RedHat/Fedora
> specific utilities.  There's a program that runs out of cron that indexes
> the filenames on the machine, and once that db exists, will quickly tell
> you what files and/or directories contain a particular string.
> I've never seen it on an AIX or HP/UX machine, and all my Linux boxen are
> RedHat variants.

I think it's probably derived from the old Berkeley Unix "fast find" command.

It's on every Linux box I have used.

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