[arch-general] Advanced pacman dependency functions

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Sun Dec 30 00:38:26 EST 2007

On Dec 22, 2007 6:52 AM, bardo <ilbardo at gmail.com> wrote:
> The first one is finding all the packages that directly depend on a
> specific package, even if they're not installed. This came to my mind
> considering those upgrades which break other software, like x264 and
> tcl/tk (8.5 has just been released): it could be a lot easier to test
> if all packages work properly with the new version or if it is
> necessary to rebuild them.

I wrote a script to do something similar a while ago - it was modified
by another dev (maybe Pierre?) and this is the modified version.  You
can probably run it on the abs tree.
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