On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Mel wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Padraig Brady wrote:
> > What does your script give over these?
>> o Amusing useless postscript graphs that show you what depends on what in
> a visual manner
There is support for this in apt-cache. Running "apt-cache dotty
<packages>" will generate output that can be used by dot to generate a
dependency graph for those packages. It should be possible to generate
a graph for the entire system by not specifying a particular package,
but it may not work too well as the graphs get quite complex as the
number of packages increases.
Here's a couple of examples of the output:
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