apt-rdepends - Recursively lists package dependencies

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name apt-rdepends
Package version 1.3.0
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 64 B
Download size 14.48 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This utility can recursively list package dependencies, either forwards
or in reverse.  It also lists forward build-dependencies.  The output
format closely resembles that of `apt-cache depends`.  As well, it can
generate .dot graphs, much like apt-cache in dotty mode.


Package Version Architecture Repository
apt-rdepends_1.3.0-3_all.deb 1.3.0 all Debian Main
apt-rdepends - - -


Name Value
libapt-pkg-perl >= 0.1.11
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package apt-rdepends_1.3.0-3_all.deb
Source Package apt-rdepends

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install apt-rdepends deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install apt-rdepends




2012-09-16 - Holger Levsen <holger@debian.org>
apt-rdepends (1.3.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Roman Naumann ]
* QA upload.
* Add parsing for the -f/--follow option. (Closes: #332311), 
thanks to kuroi for the help.
2011-02-15 - Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>
apt-rdepends (1.3.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Force apt-rdepends to only run in LC_ALL=C (Closes: #332308)
* Include non-maintainer upload by Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-
* Move man page to section 1 (Closes: #556127)
* Tweak POD content to improve manual page (Closes: #349473)
2007-08-21 - Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net>
apt-rdepends (1.3.0-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add support for passing APT configuration on the command line with -o,
like apt-get and apt-cache do. Closes: #346140.
2005-09-21 - Simon Law <sfllaw@debian.org>
apt-rdepends (1.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Fix typo in documentation.  (Closes: Bug#307024)
- Now outputs graphs in VCG format.  (Closes: Bug#311068)
- Pre-Depends are now shown and followed by default.  (Closes: Bug#327069)
* Respects Policy 3.6.2.
* Added watch file.
2004-05-16 - Simon Law <sfllaw@debian.org>
apt-rdepends (1.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Tighter dependency on libapt-pkg-perl (Closes: Bug#230784)
2004-01-23 - Simon Law <sfllaw@debian.org>
apt-rdepends (1.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Resolves dependencies in any locale.  (Closes: Bug#192888)
- --dotty mode respects --state-show=STATES.  (Closes: Bug#225417)
- Now does recursive Build-Depends.  (Closes: Bug#156599)
* New maintainer e-mail.
* Respects Policy 3.6.1.
* Uses Debhelper 4.
* Suggests springgraph.
2002-08-18 - Simon Law <sfllaw@engmail.uwaterloo.ca>
apt-rdepends (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- You can now display packages by current state (Closes: Bug#156793)
2002-07-27 - Simon Law <sfllaw@engmail.uwaterloo.ca>
apt-rdepends (1.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Adds upstream changelog.
2002-07-14 - Simon Law <sfllaw@engmail.uwaterloo.ca>
apt-rdepends (1.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.  (Closes: Bug#153116)

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