Provided by: dlocate_1.02_all
update-dlocatedb - Generate text database of installed files for dlocate
update-dlocatedb generates a plain text package contents listing dlocate from the files /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.list This program is usually called from cron.daily.
/etc/default/dlocate Configuration file with default options. Currently the only option is to enable/disable gzip compression of the dlocatedb.txt file /var/lib/dpkg/info directory containing dpkg file lists /var/lib/dlocate/dlocatedb.txt plain text listing of all files belonging to all packages (optionally compressed)
This version of update-dlocatedb was written by Fredrik Hallenberg, Craig Sanders, and Pawel Chmielowski. The manual page was written by Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).