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Re: A script to see how much a package is depended upon.

On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 02:43:36AM +0900, Oohara Yuuma wrote:

> [snip binary package dependencies]
> The number of the *binary* packages that Build-Depends on a package:
> ./analyse-sources.perl | sort -n -r
> 5208 libncurses-dev
> 5203 libgc5-dev
> 5203 doxygen

I suspect a bug here.  I can only find 3 source packages which build-depend
on doxygen (korelib, nurbs++, vdkxdb).  The corresponding binary packages
(libkore0, libkore-dev, libnurbs++-dev, libnurbs++1, libvdkxdb-dev,
libvdkxdb) have very few reverse dependencies, and though I haven't traced
them out completely, the packages involved aren't (at a glance) connected to
anything very essential.  Perhaps a loop is involved?

 - mdz

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