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[bug #23742] updatedb tries to index all mounted network shares when run

From: Jason Spiro
Subject: [bug #23742] updatedb tries to index all mounted network shares when running on Cygwin
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 13:56:07 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #10, bug #23742 (project findutils):

In an email which he didn't send using the bugtracker :-), Eric wrote:
> I've uploaded a new build of findutils for cygwin 1.5.x (use cygwin's
> setup.exe to install it), which incorporates my same workarounds for
> getmntent as I used in 'df -T'.  That means that -printf "%F" now shows
> 'system,remote' or 'user,remote' for remote drives, so updatedb has also
> been patched to add these to its default PRUNEFS.  The patch should not be
> floated upstream, since cygwin 1.7.0 does not need it (since getmntent
> gives saner filesystem names).

I tested the new version[1], and when I run the command "updatedb", it no
longer tries to index network shares.  I thank you all for kindly maintaining
findutils, and Eric, thanks for this fix.

^ [1].


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