[Rpm-maint] rpm feature

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jun 16 12:53:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-16 at 00:30 -0700, JD wrote:
> Greetings all,
> Is there a way to query the database to list the packages
> that depend on a given package?
> I checked the man page, and I do  not see such an option.
> I see the option --requires, which is great - but would like the
> converse of --requires,  such as: --required_by

rpm -q --whatrequires pkgname will tell you what specifically requires
that pkg name - but not all the things that pkg provides.


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