[ubuntu-in] Creating a dependency chart to find out the core-packages.

Narendra Sisodiya narendra at narendrasisodiya.com
Tue Nov 23 21:07:34 GMT 2010


On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 11:29 PM, Narendra Sisodiya <
narendra at narendrasisodiya.com> wrote:

> Following command will list out the dependency of a package.
> sudo apt-get install --dry-run eclipse  | sed -n '/The following NEW/{n;
> :a; $!N;s/\n[[:blank:]][[:blank:]]/ /;ta;P;D;}'
> sudo apt-get install --dry-run expect  | sed -n '/The following NEW/{n; :a;
> $!N;s/\n[[:blank:]][[:blank:]]/ /;ta;P;D;}'
>
>
Similar method -
http://www.debianadmin.com/recursively-lists-package-dependencies-using-apt-rdepends.html

apt-rdepends

I am doing this because, I want to create a dependency chart. If we know the
packages which are commons in most of the package then we can create a base
version of Linux. On top of baseLinux  we can bundle application to have one
click system.


Suggestions invited !
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