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Re: showing dependency trees



2009/8/23 Björn Persson <bjorn xn--rombobjrn-67a se>:
> Debayan Banerjee wrote:
>> 2009/8/24 Björn Persson <bjorn xn--rombobjrn-67a se>
>> > 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?
>>
>> edos-rpmcheck
>>
>> http://www.edos-project.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/debcheck_home
>
> Judging from the description on that page, that's not what I want. It says the
> program checks whether a package is installable. Yum can do that. I want to
> check whether a package drags in other packages unnecessarily.
>
> Björn Persson
>
>

Maybe speak to Richard Jones:
http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/03/25/size-of-rpm-dependencies-2/

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Mat Booth

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