bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #32977, updatedb has no option to ignore...


bug #32977: updatedb has no option to ignore case on filenames

Submitted by:  Linda A. Walsh <law>
Submitted on:  Sat 02 Apr 2011 09:39:12 PM UTC  
Category:  updatedb Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Wrong result Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  4.4.0 Fixed Release:  None

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Sat 02 Apr 2011 09:39:12 PM UTC, original submission:

In specifying pathnames with updatedb (--{{local,net}paths, prune{fs,paths}}, there is no way to ignore case --something considered necessary for search options on 'find', even though said implementation is flawed(inconsistent) (see http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?32976 ).

While this could be considered an RFE if updatedb and find were not in the same package, they fact that they are means updatedb's implementation is inconsistent with find's would would place this issue in the realm of a design deficiency (flaw/bug).

Note: fixing this bug depends on bug #32976 being fixed first.

Linda A. Walsh <law>


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