[ale] installing suse packages

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Fri Feb 13 15:23:27 EST 2004

Chris Ricker wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, John Wells wrote:
>> On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:48:40 -0500 Geoffrey <esoteric at 3times25.net>
>> wrote:
>>> slocate apparently does not come with SuSE.  I've checked both
>>> 8.2 and 9.0.
>> interesting....is there any alternative or do they actually expect
>> you to descend 80 GB of directory trees when you need to find
>> something?  I don't mind installing the source, but just
>> curious.....
> they probably call the package something else, like just locate
> (though hopefully it actually is slocate, and not locate). I don't
> have a SuSE box handy right now to check, though....

I did find something called locate in the package findutils-locate on 
8.2.  I'm about to install it and see if it's similar to slocate.

Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
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