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

On Jul 10, 2005 at 12:26, Goswin von Brederlow praised the llamas by saying:
> David Pashley <david@davidpashley.com> writes:
> > 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?
> Not to dpkg but to the dpkg package, or to the apt package.
> > If people really want a friendlier front end to package installation
> > history, why not add history browsing/querying in the friendlier package
> > installation tools
> Because then I would have to start using aptitude just to see what I
> did last night in dpkg.
No, you can just use grep on /var/log/dpkg.log.

David Pashley
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