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zypper-log - Zypper logfile reader

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NAME

zypper-log - Zypper logfile reader

SYNOPSIS

zypper-log [OPTIONS] [PID]

DESCRIPTION

zypper-log can read zypper's logfiles. It can also handle rotated logfiles, and will open plain, xz, gz and bz2-compressed files.
 
By default /var/log/zypper.log will be read and a list of all zypper invocations is shown:
 
$ zypper-log
Reading /var/log/zypper.log ............... DONE
TIME PID VER CMD 2013-10-15 11:01 2195 1.11.14 /usr/bin/zypper se spell 2013-10-15 11:03 2703 1.11.14 /usr/bin/zypper in aspell-en aspell-ispell aspell-de 2013-10-15 15:00 22463 1.11.14 /usr/bin/zypper lr -u 2013-10-15 15:00 22479 1.11.14 /usr/bin/zypper lr -s
 
When you provide a pid, you will get the complete log for the corresponding zypper run.

OPTIONS

-d YYYY-MM-DD
Only view zypper runs of the specified day.
-l FILE
Only read this logfile.
-r NUMBER
Also read the NUMBER latest rotated logfiles.
--help
Print help and quit.

FILES

/var/log/zypper.log
zypper default logfile.
/var/log/YaST2/y2log
As YAST uses a similar logfile format, you should be able to scan the YAST logfiles as well, using the -l switch.

AUTHORS

Dominik Heidler <dheidler@suse.de>

SEE ALSO

zypper(8)
12/15/2014 zypper-log