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WEEKLY(5) NetBSD File Formats Manual WEEKLY(5)
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weekly, weekly.conf -- weekly maintenance
The /etc/weekly script is run, by default, every Saturday morning on a
NetBSD system. The /etc/weekly.conf file specifies which of the standard
weekly services are performed.
The variables described below can be set to ``YES'' or ``NO'' in the
/etc/weekly.conf file. The default settings are in the
/etc/defaults/weekly.conf file. (Note that you should never edit
/etc/defaults/weekly.conf directly, as it is often replaced during system
rebuild_locatedb This rebuilds the locate(1) database,
/var/db/locate.database, which must also exist, in
order to be rebuilt.
rebuild_mandb This rebuilds the apropos(1) database /var/db/man.db,
using makemandb(8) with the -f option.
rebuild_whatisdb This rebuilds the whatis(1) database(s). Note that
NetBSD provides a default whatis.db for the system man-
ual pages and this may not be needed. (Adjust your
/etc/man.conf as necessary; see man.conf(5) for
/etc/weekly weekly maintenance script
/etc/weekly.conf weekly maintenance configuration
/etc/weekly.local local site additions to /etc/weekly
The /etc/weekly script first appeared in 4.3BSD. The /etc/weekly.conf
configuration file appeared in NetBSD 1.3.
NetBSD 10.99 March 6, 2012 NetBSD 10.99