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Bug 509994 - sys-apps/mlocate shows elog messages on every reinstall
Summary: sys-apps/mlocate shows elog messages on every reinstall
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
Depends on:
Blocks: first-time-messages
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Reported: 2014-05-10 18:30 UTC by Pacho Ramos
Modified: 2020-04-12 16:17 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2014-05-10 18:30:39 UTC
I could migrate it to readme.gentoo.eclass if you want. Thanks

LOG: postinst
The database for the locate command is generated daily by a cron job,
if you install for the first time you can run the updatedb command manually now.

Note that the /etc/updatedb.conf file is generic,
please customize it to your system requirements.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-04-12 16:17:24 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 0af088b41c694fbfd94e1db51a9df836eda0f7fd
Author:     Mike Gilbert <>
AuthorDate: 2020-04-12 16:06:19 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2020-04-12 16:17:13 +0000

    sys-apps/mlocate: modernize ebuild
    - EAPI=7
    - Depend on acct-group/locate
    - Install systemd service/timer
    - Remove unneeded fperms/chown
    - Display postinst message on initial install only
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.96_p4, Repoman-2.3.22_p1
    Signed-off-by: Mike Gilbert <>

 sys-apps/mlocate/files/updatedb.service |  7 ++++
 sys-apps/mlocate/files/updatedb.timer   | 10 ++++++
 sys-apps/mlocate/mlocate-0.26-r3.ebuild | 63 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 80 insertions(+)