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Re^4: System vs. User module version of List::Util

by marto (Archbishop)
on Jun 19, 2017 at 21:18 UTC ( #1193111=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: System vs. User module version of List::Util
in thread System vs. User module version of List::Util

Not sure if you've followed the thread, locate isn't avaiable. Consider equivelence as in equal in value. OP simply wanted to find files. Some of the alternatives listed are not as 'inteligent' as locate, however they do not rely on a database which may be stale, or may not be indexing, and will work.

" Apart from that, findutils contain locate, see above."

I know, that's why I linked to it.

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Re^5: System vs. User module version of List::Util
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 20, 2017 at 16:38 UTC

    ... which may be stale, ...

    That's a fundamental, but common misconception you have there. The find view is similarly stale, it goes stale right after it has started while it's still running. It's just that the time window is much smaller.

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