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Re: showing dependency trees

2009/8/24 Björn Persson <bjorn xn--rombobjrn-67a se>
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> A quick way to actually check for such dependencies is to switch to
> another desktop environment, say Xfce, remove all the KDE packages and
> install one of the KDE apps.

That's not all that quick. There ought to be a tool for this. Given a package
name it should print the dependency tree for that package. It could have an
option to suppress packages in the base set. Couldn't Yum be taught to answer
that kind of queries?



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