[OpenIndiana-discuss] How to index all files on a oi system

Matt Connolly matt.connolly.au at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 21:29:53 UTC 2011

Perhaps you might be interested in installing the "locate" command from gnu


It's installed by default on Mac OSX systems, and is really handy. There's
probably some very good security reasons that it's not installed by default
on OpenIndiana.


On 16 March 2011 07:14, Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com> wrote:

> If you wanted a list of all the files on a host (4 smallish zfs
> filesystem...probably 10s of thousands, but nothing much compared to many
> users here)
> Does zfs offer anything special for something like that?
> If not, then is there some better way than running 'find' on all the
> drives and compiling a list from it.
> Some kind of sorted plain text list would be good, I
> think.... Something that could be easily grepped with common grep
> commands, so not a data base type file.
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