Re: How to find WHEN a package was installed
Peter A. Cole <peteracole ><at> bigpond.com> writes:
> Hi all,
> I need to find out when my perl version was upgraded, and I can use dpkg to
> verify the fact that it's installed,
> but I can't seem to find a way to display *when* it was installed.
> Any hints? Or am I missing something obvious in a manpage or something?
It is a non-conventional way, but check the creation date of the documentation
$ ls -lstdr /usr/share/doc/perl
4 drwxr-xr-x 24 root root 4096 Feb 27 09:28 /usr/share/doc/perl/
Hope this helps,