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Bug#523919: errs on missing /var/log/apt

Package: apt
Severity: normal

When /var/log/apt is missing (/var/log is on tmpfs here, this is
a read-only box), APT loudly complains on every operation. It really
should just recreate the directory.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.28-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii  debian-archive-keyring        2009.01.31 GnuPG archive keys of the Debian a
ii  libc6                         2.9-6      GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgcc1                       1:4.3.3-7  GCC support library
ii  libstdc++6                    4.3.3-7    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3

apt recommends no packages.

Versions of packages apt suggests:
pn  apt-doc                      <none>      (no description available)
ii  aptitude            terminal-based package manager
ii  bzip2                        1.0.5-1     high-quality block-sorting file co
ii  dpkg-dev                     1.14.26     Debian package development tools
ii  lzma                         4.43-14     Compression method of 7z format in
ii  python-apt                   0.7.10      Python interface to libapt-pkg

-- no debconf information

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