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bug #24822: Feature Request: add configure option to disable building/installing locate/updatedb

Submitter:  Kevin Monceaux <dokpm0>
Submitted:  Wed 12 Nov 2008 06:13:32 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Works For Me
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  jay
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  None Fixed Release:  None
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Sun 12 Jul 2009 12:23:11 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Essentially, this is already provided in the --program-transform-name option of configure; you can install locate with a different name.   Failing that, you can use whatever mechanism the distribution you're using has to support this.

James Youngman <jay>
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Sat 17 Jan 2009 07:28:33 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I beleive those distributions already have a mechanism for handling this situation, though.

James Youngman <jay>
Project Administrator
Wed 12 Nov 2008 06:13:32 PM UTC, original submission:  

Would it be possible to add a configure option, such as --without-locate, to disable building/installing locate and updatedb for use by those distros/individuals who want to use a locate/updatedb alternative such as slocate or mlocate?

Kevin Monceaux <dokpm0>


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    2009-07-12 jay StatusNone Works For Me
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    2009-01-17 jay Assigned toNone jay

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