locate - maintain and query an index of a directory tree

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename locate_4.6.0+git+20161106-2_i386.deb
Package name locate
Package version 4.6.0+git+20161106
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c implemented-in::shell interface::commandline role::program use::searching utils
Homepage http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/findutils/
License -
Maintainer Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
Download size 209.51 KB
Installed size 316.00 KB
updatedb generates an index of files and directories. GNU locate can be used
to quickly query this index.


Package Version Architecture Repository
locate_4.6.0+git+20161106-2_amd64.deb 4.6.0+git+20161106 amd64 Debian Main
locate - - -


Name Value
findutils >> 4.2.31-1
libc6 >= 2.4


Name Value
findutils << 4.2.31-2


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package locate_4.6.0+git+20161106-2_i386.deb
Source Package findutils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install locate deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install locate




2017-02-18 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20161106-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* 20_find-fix-memory-leak-in-mount-list-handling.patch from upstream GIT
master: Fix memory leak in mount list handling. LP: #1364492
2016-11-12 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20161106-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream snapshot 58faf1ac3922e401e6bdd5dc7bb6e879dab5894c.
* Drop unneeded code (related to
11_Fix-bug-48030-find-exec-does-not-pass-all-arguments.patch) from
2016-07-17 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160703-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
2016-07-04 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160703-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream snapshot.
* Drop superfluous patches:
- 11_Fix-bug-48030-find-exec-does-not-pass-all-arguments.patch
- 13_replace_xmalloc_with_xzalloc.diff
- 14_testsuiteupdate_typef_error.diff
2016-06-25 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160517-5) unstable; urgency=low
* 14_testsuiteupdate_typef_error.diff: Enhance testsuite to detect #827724.
2016-06-20 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160517-4) unstable; urgency=low
* 13_replace_xmalloc_with_xzalloc.diff by Maximiliano Curia: Hotfix wrong
result on armhf armel and mipsel. Closes: #827724
2016-06-19 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160517-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upload to unstable.
2016-06-05 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160517-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* 10_fix_bsd_hurd_testsuite.diff: link() follows symlinks on BSD on hurd,
use ln -P to enforce hardlink to symlink. Closes: #826357
(Thanks, Samuel Thibault for bug-report and diagnosis.)
* Pull 11_Fix-bug-48030-find-exec-does-not-pass-all-arguments.patch from GIT
head, fixing an issue with "find: -exec +" skipping arguments (savannah
bug 48030).
2016-05-28 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160517-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Sort build-dependencies.
* Annotate b-d on dejagnu with <!nocheck>. Bump debhelper build-dependency
to >= 9.20141010 and add b-d on dpkg-dev (>= 1.17.14).
* Update to findutils (85e8c810a29cca8faea6cbd93169cf7051cd65b5) and gnulib
(246b3b28808ee5f4664be674dce573af9497fc7a) head.
+ Fixes "frcode drops last char if no final newline" Closes: #567578
2016-02-07 - Andreas Metzler <ametzler@debian.org>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160126-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Also add libpython3.4-minimal (<< 3.4.4-2) and libpython3.5-minimal
(<< 3.5.1-3) to findutils' Breaks.- See #809079.
* Upload to unstable.

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