Re: dpkg verify mode for security?
Amos> Or an audit-trail of invocations of dpkg (e.g. "adduser 3.1-2
Amos> installed and configured successfully on Wed May 29 1997 00:00:23,
Amos> replaced adduser-3.1-0")
Darren> I asked for this a while back and was told that not very many
Darren> people wanted it. I still think it would be a useful feature...
That exists (almost as it doesn't log the version number of the replaced
Use the dpkg-mountable package (and dpkg method) and you will have logs:
edd@miles:~> zgrep perl /var/log/dpkg-mountable.?.gz
/var/log/dpkg-mountable.2.gz:Package perl-tk has no filename, skipping.
/var/log/dpkg-mountable.2.gz:Installing package libwww-perl version 5.07-1 from /mirror/debian/frozen/binary-i386/interpreters/libwww-perl_5.07-1.deb
/var/log/dpkg-mountable.2.gz:Unpacking libwww-perl (from .../libwww-perl_5.07-1.deb) ...
/var/log/dpkg-mountable.2.gz:Setting up libwww-perl (5.07-1) ...
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