Re: Do all frontends use the dpkg binary?
Scott James Remnant <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> This would mean the disk would gradually fill up with logs, unless you
> rotated them; which seems to defeat the use case everybody has given for
> dpkg's actions being logged in the first place.
Logs kept for a week would still be useful.
A bug I filed was closed with "The real error was
printed by dpkg much earlier in the process; it probably scrolled off
If I had had a dpkg log, it would have been possible to find the real
 #285414. It wasn't clear where to file it - so I chose apt. Next
time I'll file it against dpkg.