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Re: [SLE] find command
  • From: Dan Am <suse@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 13:22:22 +0100
  • Message-id: <200502131322.22268.suse@xxxxxxxxxx>
Am Sonntag 13 Februar 2005 04:23 schrieb Randall R Schulz:
> However, for such simple invocations of find, you really should be using
> the "locate" command. It's far faster, won't be restricted from
> disclosing files in unreadable sub-directories and will be far easier
> on your hard drives.
Apart from these advantages, AFAIR the trouble is, that it
updates "atime" on all files, which can mess up backups.
That is probably, why it is not installed by default.

Regrds
Dan

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