It is fairly unusual for the output of
locate to be fed into
another command. However, if this were to be done, this would raise
the same set of security issues as the use of ‘find … -print’.
Although the problems relating to whitespace in file names can be
resolved by using
locate’s ‘-0’ option, this still leaves
the race condition problems associated with ‘find … -print0’.
There is no way to avoid these problems in the case of