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Re: apt, find circular dependencies

On Vi, 16 iul 10, 19:35:13, Tom Furie wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 02:53:08PM +0200, Martin Kraus wrote:
> >   Is there a way to find circular dependencies in apt? Meaning groups of
> > packages that aren't used by any programs and are installed only because a
> > depends on b, b on c, c on d and d on a? 
> I don't know about other apt tools, but aptitude resolves these
> situations automatically, so long as the packages in question are marked
> as being automatically installed.

Not in my experience. I installed some package to try out and on purge 
most of the dependencies stayed. I had to use aptitude's log to search 
for the culprit(s).

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