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

On Tue, 11 Sep 2001 17:42:36 -0400,
Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
> 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?
libc6-dev (Source: glibc) has Build-Depends: gcc-3.0-sparc64 [sparc] .
gcc-3.0-sparc64 (Source: gcc-3.0) has Build-Depends-Indep: doxygen .

Oohara Yuuma <oohara@libra.interq.or.jp>
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