Re: Is there a way to automatically list the packages, and their versions, upon which a particular package depends?
On Fri, Mar 10, 2000 at 12:50:12AM -0800, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> Often when people report bugs, they include something like this:
> Versions of packages dpkg depends on:
> ii libc6 2.1.3-7 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
> ii libncurses5 5.0-6 Shared libraries for terminal hand
> ii libstdc++2.10 1:2.95.2-7 The GNU stdc++ library
> I can't believe that they typed all that in by hand; I want to believe
> that there is a handy tool which, when invoked like this
of course they typed it by hand!
> $ handy-tool dpkg
> emits the output that I see above. But I know of no such tool; the
> closest thing I've found is pkg-order.
> How do they do it?
serously though, try dpkg -l
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