[lug] updatedb

Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov
Fri Jan 27 23:18:59 MST 2006

----- Original Message -----
From: "David L. Anselmi" <anselmi at anselmi.us>
Date: Friday, January 27, 2006 7:53 pm
Subject: Re: [lug] updatedb

> Gary Hodges wrote:
> [...]
> > I changed the hour to 5 from 6 for the cron.daily line, but when 
> I came 
> > in this morning updatedb is running.  In the past updatedb 
> wouldn't run 
> > for more than about 30 minutes after I arrived so I figured 
> moving its 
> > start time back an hour would work.  Am I going about this the 
> right way?
> This should have worked assuming you're using Vixie cron (no need 
> to 
> restart anything).  What do your logs say about when cron.daily was 
> run?
> You can put something in the slocate script to produce output.  
> That 
> should show up in an email or your logs so you can verify what time 
> it 
> started.

Thanks for the tips on things to check and try.  I'm out all next week
so it will be a bit before I can try these.  I'll report back when I do.


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