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

Eric Smith eric at
Thu Mar 8 23:59:22 UTC 2012

I wrote:
> 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.
Vít Ondruch wrote:
> $ repoquery --whatrequires muParser

Cool! I didn't even know of the existence of the repoquery tool, I only 
knew of the web interface to the package database.


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