[pacman-dev] New Optional Dependencies Aren't Logged.

Ralph Corderoy ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Sun Mar 17 18:10:33 UTC 2019

Hi Eli,

> Fortunately, there is just such a tool, which has only one problem --
> that being, that people aren't aware of it. :p Try out the pacutils
> package, specifically the paccheck program:
> paccheck --recursive --quiet --opt-depends $pkg

Thanks, now installed.  I'll look over all the package's commands.

    $ paccheck --quiet --opt-depends | fgrep gst-plugins-bad
    webkit2gtk: unsatisfied optional dependency 'gst-plugins-bad: media decoding'

(A shame it doesn't have POSIX options like `-q' for the common ones.)

Cheers, Ralph.

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