Re: A script to see how much a package is depended upon.
On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 12:11:28AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> I was writing a script to see how much a package is depended upon,
> i. e. cumulatively culculating Reverse-Build-Deps, and
> Reverse-dependencies. However, I thought it might be useful to see
> what kind of packages have a "weight", i.e. needs fixing first for
> packages to enter "testing".
> As I anticipated, it has a lot of "loops", and it is going in ridiculous
> values. These things should have had trouble when porting to new arches,
> but anyway, I have put the script up on
> It requires Packages.gz and Sources.gz on the current directory.
> It needs tweaking (like removing all base/required/build-essential packages from the
> selection to reduce the number of loops), but anyway.
> The number on the left is the superficious "number of packages which depend
> on this package", hopefully.
> 36682876 lynx
> 36681394 tcl8.0
> 36681213 tcl8.2
> 36681104 utah-glx
> 36679531 menu
> 36679469 mh
> 36679467 xfree86
> 32006927 tiff
> 30466075 opensp
> 29400691 docbook
[eric@curitiba:~]$ grep-available -F Depends -s Package docbook
Am I missing the point ?
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