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Re: Bug#317430: ITP: apt-history -- logs the changes when installing

* David Pashley <david@davidpashley.com> [2005-07-10 13:07]:
> On Jul 10, 2005 at 07:01, Goswin von Brederlow praised the llamas by saying:
> > David Pashley <david@davidpashley.com> writes:

> > Why not have it in dpkg and have aptitude or synaptic use it in turn?
> > Why limit it to higher level frontends when the backend can do it for
> > everything?
> > 
> The backend does have it. It logs the information. Higher level tools just
> need to read the file in and display it. Why add grep functionality to
> dpkg when we already have a tool that does it rather well?
> If people really want a friendlier front end to package installation
> history, why not add history browsing/querying in the friendlier package
> installation tools

I will file a wishlist bug against dpkg. If dpkg is able to
show the information in this way it should be an easy task
to implement it for the frontends.
Thanks for all suggestions!
Regards Nico

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