[aur-general] Check redundant dependencies

Sebastian Nowicki sebnow at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 00:20:10 EDT 2008

On 27/05/2008, at 4:53 PM, Clément DEMOULINS wrote:

> Hi,
> I write a script in python that check dependencies for a PKGBUILD or a
> program. The script check if the dependencies are already include by
> another dependency.
> Exemple for the package gajim :
> $ yaourt -Si gajim | grep depends
> Depends On     : gtkspell  sqlite3  dnsutils  pygtk  libxss   
> python>=2.5
> $ archdep.py -p gajim
> python is already include by pygtk
> $ archdep.py --help
> Usage: archdep.py [options]
> Options:
>  -h, --help     show this help message and exit
>  -g, --draw     Draw the dependence's tree
>  -p, --program  Calcul optional dependences for a program and not a
>  -r, --request  Question the remote database (pacman -Si), default is
> local (pacman -Qi)
>  -d, --debug    Add debug messages
> This work fine for programs use python (or any script language)
> contrary to namcap.
> I attach a PKGBUILD for test this script and a png of tree of
> dependenies of gajim create with option --draw.
> <PKGBUILD><gajim.png>

Does namcap not do this? If not it might be a good idea to merge the  
two scripts.

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