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Re: is slocate database still new?

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: is slocate database still new?
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:46:44 +0200
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On 07/16/2017 07:49 PM, Igor Fontana wrote:
> im running 4.6.0 and im getting this:
>     glocate: ‘/var/lib/locate/locatedb’ is an slocate database.  Support
> for these is new, expect problems for now.
>     glocate: ‘/var/lib/locate/locatedb’ is an slocate database.  Turning
> on the '-e' option.
> but manpage says:
>> 4.3.2     Support for the slocate database format
> and http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/findutils says
>> findutils-4.4.0.tar.gz | 2008-03-15 08:59 | 1.9M
> so is it really new? wat should i be worried about? leaking private paths?

Indeed.  Jay removed the warning and support for the older format
back in January 2016:


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