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[bug #61083] [feature request]: make updatedb.findutils more compatible
[bug #61083] [feature request]: make updatedb.findutils more compatible by no longer using `su nobody`
Sat, 28 Aug 2021 10:58:36 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #2, bug #61083 (project findutils):
[comment #1 comment #1:]
> First of all, updatedb does not use 'nobody' - it is the wrapping script
Thank you for your patience.
At first I thought that putting the locate script into cron.daily was a
branching behavior adapted to the system environment. So even if systemd logs
in the user who is switched to by su without the --login option, that's weird,
I am still thinking about making findutils better adapt to it anyway.
Now I realize that adapting to different system environments should be part of
the package distribution work, and the locate script itself is not provided by
I'm sorry to have made this mistake so that an unreasonable request was made.
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