mlocate

Manages the /etc/updatedb.conf file and service

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Version information

  • 1.1.0 (latest)
  • 1.0.0
released Feb 14th 2020
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x
  • Puppet >= 5.5.8 < 7.0.0
  • RedHat
    ,
    CentOS
    ,
    OracleLinux
    ,
    Scientific

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Documentation

puppet/mlocate — version 1.1.0 Feb 14th 2020

mlocate

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Table of Contents

  1. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with ntp

Module Description

  • Install mlocate package
  • Configures /etc/updatedb.conf
  • Maintains a cron or timer to run mlocate.

Setup

Install mlocate and configure with default configuration.

include mlocate

Configure everything we can.

class{'mlocate':
  ensure            => true,
  prunefs           => ['9p', 'afs', 'autofs', 'bdev'],
  prune_bind_mounts => true,
  prunenames        => ['.git', 'CVS'],
  prunepaths        => ['/afs', 'mnt' ],
  period            => 'daily',
  force_updatedb    => true,
}

The parameters prunefs, prunenames and prunepaths are configured with a unique merge strategy within hiera so the defaults can be easily extended.

---
mlocate::prunefs:
  - winnt
mlocate::prunenames:
  - .cache
mlocate::prunepaths:
  - /cvmfs