Re: How to find WHEN a package was installed
On Mon, 01 Mar 2004 14:18:46 +0000
Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 09:00:43AM -0500, Chris Metzler wrote:
> > Another possibility would be looking at the dates on the files for
> > the package in /var/lib/dpkg/info.
> Oh yes, the *.list files would do that. (A bit of experimentation
> suggests that the others bear the build date rather than the
> installation date.)
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Thanks to all of you for your help in this, it's at least taken Perl out of the equation. The latest attributes on any Perl file/module/library I can find is Feb 27, which is a couple of days prior to my problem, so it's not Perl...