OpenSuSE Updater - Needs an install log

Probably stupidly, in console (ncurses) YaST 11.1 I have configured my
system to update automatically on a daily cycle.

However, neither in console YaST nor in the KDE Updater applet can I
view what zypper has been up to when it’s been running on its own.

Is there a log file somewhere I can go to see the output of updates
that were installed automatically for me so I can review what packages
were updated and/or changed?

Also, I am subscribing to the MonoDevelop “Preview” repository which
contains the latest SVN build of MonoDevelop which has built-in support
for live debugging and IDE breakpoints. Will YaST auto-update also
install these packages as well or do I manually have to force them to
update in YaST?


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complete log for package manager(zypper) is in text file in
/var/log/zypp but i don’t know how old history is kept in this file…


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Cool, thanks. I still think this should be wishlisted for a future
enhancement to YaST/zypper… ideally an additional dialog accessible on
the suseupdater widget that pretty-prints this data.

As of right now, I have to be keely aware when any of a large number of
libraries get updated so I can check to see what bugs were/weren’t fixed
or new features added since (obviously) when you write software, you
usually depend on system libraries.


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