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Re: reverse dependencies for packages



In article <87pvb0r4h9.fsf@nocrew.org>, James Troup <james@nocrew.org> writes:

> Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
>> I would like to know on which given package other packages depend.
>> (yes, this has been posted somewhere last month, but I cannot find
>> this)

> pkg-revdep from pkg-order.

Or:

<apharris@burrito:doc> apt-cache showpkg /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin hello
Package: hello
Versions: 1.3-14.3,
Reverse Depends: 
  hello-debhelper,hello
  hello-debhelper,hello
  hello-debmake,hello
Dependencies: 
1.3-14.3 - libc6 (0 (null)) 
Provides: 
1.3-14.3 - 

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.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>


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