limiting find(1) in /etc/periodic scripts
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Mon Jul 20 12:20:53 UTC 2015
On Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:39:58 -0500
Scott Bennett wrote:
> Well, that's not a worry because the locate stuff has only
> created empty locate databases since sometime in FreeBSD 6. I've
> tried several times without success to get it to work
It works for me with the periodic script. You might have run into the
problem I had when I tried to build a database for my home directory
I don't know why, but it seems that find is sensitive to permissions on
underlying mount-points. I had extra partitions mounted under ~/, and
the permissions were set-up to prevent anything writing under or
traversing the mount-points when nothing was mounted. This caused
find to terminate with an error.
I'm wondering if you've done something similar - /tmp is the most
> and to get it to run as "nobody".
It does run as nobody.
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