Finding package dependencies in repository (was Re: Orphaning a couple of packages)

Vít Ondruch vondruch at
Thu Mar 8 09:00:29 UTC 2012

Dne 8.3.2012 06:07, Eric Smith napsal(a):
> Fabian Deutsch wrote:
>> because I no longer use them I am orpahning
>> dbh
>> muParser
>> scidavis 
> I wrote:
>> I use muParser in Meshlab. I'm not a C++ whiz (as witnessed by my not 
>> yet having figured out how to make Meshlab build properly with GCC 
>> 4.7, so I'm waiting for upstream on that), so if anyone with better 
>> C++ skills wants to take over maintaining the muParser package, feel 
>> free, but otherwise I'll do it.
> OK, I've taken muParser.  I'll work on updating it to the latest 
> upstream.
> Is there a way to query the package database to find out what packages 
> depend on a particular package (in this case, muParser)?  I didn't see 
> anything obvious.
> Thanks,
> Eric

$ repoquery --whatrequires muParser


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