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UPDATEDB(1L)							  UPDATEDB(1L)

NAME
       updatedb	- update the slocate database

SYNOPSIS
       updatedb	 [-u] [-u path]	[-e path1,path2,...] [-f fstype1,...] [-l [01]
       ] [-q] [-v,--verbose] [-V, --version] [-h, --help] pattern...

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page	documents  slocate,  a	security-enhanced  version  of
       locate.	 updatedb  is  simply  a  link	to slocate that	implies	the -u
       option.

OPTIONS
       -u     Create slocate database starting at the root directory.  This is
	      the default behavior when	called as updatedb.

       -U path
	      Create slocate database starting at path path.

       -e dirs
	      Exclude  directories  in	the comma-separated list dirs from the
	      slocate database.

       -f fstypes
	      Exclude file systems in the comma-separated list dirs  from  the
	      slocate database.

       -l _num_
	      Security level.  -l 0 turns security checks off, which will make
	      searches faster.	-l 1 turns security checks  on.	 This  is  the
	      default.

       -q     Quiet mode; error	messages are suppressed.

       -v     Verbose mode; display files indexed when creating	database

       --help Print a summary of the options to	slocate	and exit.

       --version
	      Print the	version	number of slocate and exit.

ENVIRONMENT
       SEE ALSO
	      locate(1L),

								  UPDATEDB(1L)

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