I need to be able to QUICKLY search through millions of files on a network volume and instead of searching directly I'd like to look up the info in a database. Instead of "rolling my own" it seems ...
I don't get an error about the db not existing or being populated. I get nothing. I know for a fact that the things I'm searching for exist on my box. I even tried locate bin or locate Users. I get ...
On OS X, I think the locate DB is populated by running: sudo /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb But locate does not seem to find anything in or below ~/ Should locate.updatedb be indexing my home folder ...
I've been trying to update the databases used by locate on my Macbook (10.6.3 Snow Leopard) but even following the commands shown in this thread hasn't gotten me anywhere. I just get an error from it ...
If I want to use the locate command on a Linux machine, I usually run sudo updatedb first to update the database. I can run the locate command on OS X 10.5 but I can't find updatedb. What's the ...