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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-findutils" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="findutils.html"?>
10
11  <title>Findutils-&findutils-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils">
14    <primary sortas="a-Findutils">Findutils</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
18  href="../common/findutils.xml"
19  xpointer="xpointer(//*[@role='package'])"/>
20
21  <sect2 role="installation">
22    <title>Installation of Findutils</title>
23
24    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
25    href="../common/findutils.xml"
26    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='a'])"/>
27
28<screen os="b"><userinput>CC="gcc ${BUILD64}" ./configure --prefix=/usr \
29    --libexecdir=/usr/lib64/locate --localstatedir=/var/lib64/locate</userinput></screen>
30
31    <variablelist os="c">
32      <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
33
34      <varlistentry>
35        <term><parameter>--localstatedir</parameter></term>
36        <listitem>
37          <para>This option changes the location of the <command>locate</command>
38          database to be in <filename class="directory">/var/lib64/locate</filename>,
39          which is FHS-compliant.</para>
40        </listitem>
41      </varlistentry>
42
43    </variablelist>
44
45    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
46    href="../common/findutils.xml"
47    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='d'])"/>
48
49    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
50    href="../common/findutils.xml"
51    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='e'])"/>
52
53    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
54    href="../common/findutils.xml"
55    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='f'])"/>
56
57    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
58    href="../common/findutils.xml"
59    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='f2'])"/>
60
61    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
62    href="../common/findutils.xml"
63    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='g'])"/>
64
65    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
66    href="../common/findutils.xml"
67    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='h'])"/>
68
69  </sect2>
70
71  <sect2 id="contents-findutils" role="content">
72    <title>Contents of Findutils</title>
73
74    <segmentedlist>
75      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
76
77      <seglistitem>
78        <seg>bigram, code, find, frcode, locate, updatedb, and xargs</seg>
79      </seglistitem>
80    </segmentedlist>
81
82    <variablelist>
83      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
84      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
85      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
86
87      <varlistentry id="bigram">
88        <term><command>bigram</command></term>
89        <listitem>
90          <para>Was formerly used to produce <command>locate</command>
91          databases</para>
92          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils bigram">
93            <primary sortas="b-bigram">bigram</primary>
94          </indexterm>
95        </listitem>
96      </varlistentry>
97
98      <varlistentry id="code">
99        <term><command>code</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>Was formerly used to produce <command>locate</command>
102          databases; it is the ancestor of <command>frcode</command>.</para>
103          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils code">
104            <primary sortas="b-code">code</primary>
105          </indexterm>
106        </listitem>
107      </varlistentry>
108
109      <varlistentry id="find">
110        <term><command>find</command></term>
111        <listitem>
112          <para>Searches given directory trees for files matching the specified
113          criteria</para>
114          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils find">
115            <primary sortas="b-find">find</primary>
116          </indexterm>
117        </listitem>
118      </varlistentry>
119
120      <varlistentry id="frcode">
121        <term><command>frcode</command></term>
122        <listitem>
123          <para>Is called by <command>updatedb</command> to compress the list
124          of file names; it uses front-compression, reducing the database size
125          by a factor of four to five.</para>
126          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils frcode">
127            <primary sortas="b-frcode">frcode</primary>
128          </indexterm>
129        </listitem>
130      </varlistentry>
131
132      <varlistentry id="locate">
133        <term><command>locate</command></term>
134        <listitem>
135          <para>Searches through a database of file names and reports the names
136          that contain a given string or match a given pattern</para>
137          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils locate">
138            <primary sortas="b-locate">locate</primary>
139          </indexterm>
140        </listitem>
141      </varlistentry>
142
143      <varlistentry id="updatedb">
144        <term><command>updatedb</command></term>
145        <listitem>
146          <para>Updates the <command>locate</command> database; it scans the
147          entire file system (including other file systems that are currently
148          mounted, unless told not to) and puts every file name it finds into
149          the database</para>
150          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils updatedb">
151            <primary sortas="b-updatedb">updatedb</primary>
152          </indexterm>
153        </listitem>
154      </varlistentry>
155
156      <varlistentry id="xargs">
157        <term><command>xargs</command></term>
158        <listitem>
159          <para>Can be used to apply a given command to a list of files</para>
160          <indexterm zone="ch-system-findutils xargs">
161            <primary sortas="b-xargs">xargs</primary>
162          </indexterm>
163        </listitem>
164      </varlistentry>
165
166    </variablelist>
167
168  </sect2>
169
170</sect1>
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