[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Speed up find

From: Peng Yu
Subject: Re: Speed up find
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 23:07:23 -0500

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 4:46 PM, James Youngman <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 10:44 PM, Peng Yu <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm wondering if there is a way to speed up find by create some kind
>> of indexing. When the directory structure is large, find becomes slow.
> That is what locate(1) does.   Both are part of findutils.

I know 'locate'. But I don't know that it have all the functionality
that 'find' offers except indexing. What functionality are available
in 'find' but not in 'locate'?


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]