periodic weekly and 'find' commands ...

Norbert Koch nk at
Sat Nov 1 00:46:24 PST 2003

"Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy at> writes:

> I can see my machine running /usr/bin/periodic weekly right now, and it
> has a find running that I can't seem to find in any of the weekly scripts:
> find -s / ! ( -fstype ufs ) -prune -or -path /tmp -prune -or -path /usr/tmp -prune -or -path /var/tmp -prune -or -print
> I did a 'grep' for find in /etc/periodic/weekly/*, and none of the ones
> that are returned look even close :(

It looks like this is the find called by /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb
to update your locate database.  It's called from 310.locate.


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