|PKG_MKLOCATEDB(1)||General Commands Manual||PKG_MKLOCATEDB(1)|
create a locate database for packages
pkg_mklocatedb command is used to
create a file database for binary packages, which can be searched using the
Entries created for each package will have the package name
-p option is used, and
SUBDIRLIST is not defined,
pkg_mklocatedb will retrieve all package entries
from the ports tree.
-p option is used together with
will retrieve the package entries listed in
SUBDIRLIST from the ports tree.
pkg_mklocatedb will build
database entries for every file object for each
pkg-name given on the command line, or for every
package in a repository specified as the
-d option. If no package name is given,
pkg_mklocatedb will build database entries for all
currently installed packages.
By default (unless standard output is a terminal), the list of names is fed to /usr/libexec/locate.mklocatedb and the end result should be redirected to a file.
The options are as follows:
However, note that some meta annotations always make it into
|November 26, 2021||OpenBSD-current|