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1.143.  mlocate

1.143.1.  RHBA-2009:1251: bug fix update

An updated mlocate package that disables scanning GFS file systems by default is now available.
mlocate is a locate/updatedb implementation. It keeps a database of all existing files and allows you to lookup files by name.
The updatedb program is configured by the mlocate package to run daily. In its default configuration, updatedb scans included GFS and GFS2 file systems. Running updatedb concurrently on multiple nodes leads to lock contention and large changes in cache usage. This substantially reduces the effective performance of the file system. This update excludes GFS volumes from the updatedb scan by default. As a consequence, locate(1) will not report files located on GFS volumes. (BZ#221547)
Users are advised to upgrade to this updated mlocate package.

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