Re: How to find WHEN a package was installed
On Mon, 01 Mar 2004 22:21:03 +1000
"Peter A. Cole" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 01 Mar 2004 12:13:00 +0000
> Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm sorry, but there's no facility in dpkg to log installations at the
> > moment: it's a long-standing enhancement request. You either have to do
> > it yourself, or use aptitude which I believe has installation logging
> > support.
> > If the upgrade was recent, you may be able to dig out a date by
> > comparing /var/lib/dpkg/status, /var/lib/dpkg/status-old, and
> > /var/backups/dpkg.status.*.
> > Cheers,
> > --
> > Colin Watson [email@example.com]
> Thanks Colin, after the searches I did on Google etc. weren't successful, I was suspecting this sort of answer :-(
> Oh well, I shall see what I can see... even if I can just find any packages upgraded yesterday that'll make me happy I think.
No luck I'm afraid Colin as everything is dated today, but thanks for letting me know that I'm not the only one needing this feature :-)