[CentOS] Missing /etc/log/rpmpkgs

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 8 18:37:25 UTC 2008


On Monday 08 December 2008 18:27:42 Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> > Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> > > That one is updated via /etc/cron.daily/rpm, which belongs to the
> > > rpm package. So if you do have rpm installed, you should have a) the
> > > cron job and b) the log file.
> >
> > I see...
> >
> > Well, rpm is on the system.  /etc/cron.daily/rpm exists but no
> > /var/log/rpmpkgs
> >
> > Does the system have to be one at some time during the night to run the
> > daily crons?
>
> Yes. See /etc/crontab
>
Which is why many of us install anacron from day 1.  It checks to see whether 
the housekeeping has been done at the required time, and if it hasn't it does 
it.

Anne
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