[arch-projects] [devtools] [PATCH] Remove finddeps tool

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Mon May 6 16:28:13 UTC 2019

On 5/6/19 12:10 PM, Emil Velikov via arch-projects wrote:
> On Mon, 6 May 2019 at 15:10, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
>> From: Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl>
>> finddeps depends on a no longer existing ABS tree. This data can also be
>> queried via archweb.
>> ---
> Out of curiosity:
> AFAICT all the information is already in the local DB, so
> theoretically pacman can present this.
> Yet I cannot find anything in the manual. Is the feature missing, has
> it been proposed and rejected before?

pacman -Sii pkgname => Required By

Does not cover makedepends (these do exist in the syncdb but won't be
properly exposed to libalpm until the next pacman release).

Does not cover packages that have not been built yet.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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