Locating files in real-time with rlocate

Friday, 9 September 2005, 12:18 AM EST

rlocate, by Rasto Levrinc, is based on slocate, which is an improvement on traditional locate, an old Unix command used to perform fast pathname searches. Besides adding a few commodity options, like the -i argument for case-insensitive search, rlocate's main feature is secure path searching, which presents only paths to the user that he has permissions to.

By Carlos J. G. Duarte at Linux.com

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