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A shell script to kill the updatedb process
Authored by: DC Watts on Sep 24, '03 08:43:32PM


"hasn't updated the locate.database since July 2002."

Scottie, from the KISS standpoint, do you really use locate all that much? 'Cause if you don't, you can easily disable locdb updating and then scream through the weekly crontask in practically no time. Under such circumstances, you might just run the weekly by hand when you need to and avoid editing crontabs. Just depends on how you use your Mac, I guess. Sorry if I've misunderstood.

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