[kwlug-disc] log file for what happens when a debian pkg is installed?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Aug 20 06:34:07 EDT 2009
On Thu, 20 Aug 2009, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> is there a log file that represents everything that happens when a
> debian package is installed? as an example, i did a fresh install
> of 5.0.2 without mysql, because i wanted to see the effect of
> installing it afterwards.
> now that the system is up and running, i checked with:
> # apt-get --dry-run install mysql-server
> to learn that 9 packages will be installed, and that 4 more are
> suggested. but after i do the install, is there a record of all of
> this somewhere? thanks.
never mind, found it: /var/log/apt/term.log.
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry.
Web page: http://crashcourse.ca
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