Letter M

mlocate - An utility for finding files by name

Website: https://fedorahosted.org/mlocate/
License: GPLv2
Vendor: ClearFoundation <http://clearfoundation.com>
mlocate is a locate/updatedb implementation.  It keeps a database of
all existing files and allows you to lookup files by name.

The 'm' stands for "merging": updatedb reuses the existing database to avoid
rereading most of the file system, which makes updatedb faster and does not
trash the system caches as much as traditional locate implementations.


mlocate-0.22.2-4.el6.x86_64 [85 KiB] Changelog by Miloslav Trmač (2012-09-24):
- Fix a typo in locate(1)
  Resolves: #690800
- When encountering an empty file name in updatedb, print the name of the
  offending directory instead of aborting
  Resolves: #699363

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