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Re: showing dependency trees



On Sun, 2009-08-23 at 20:58 +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> 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?

 There is already:

 http://james.fedorapeople.org/yum/commands/pkg-deps-tree-view.py

...obviously any random custom behaviour (like ignoring packages in
@base) is possible, someone just has to write it.

-- 
James Antill <james fedoraproject org>
Fedora


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