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by Graham Williams
Duck Duck Go

Keeping Things Tidy


To check which packages are dependent on another use the dependents command:

  $ dependents r-base
  s ess
  s r-base-core
  d r-base-html
  d r-base-latex
  d r-cran-xml
  s r-doc-html
  s r-doc-info
  d med-physics

Here, the package https://packages.debian.org/search?suite=default&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=essess suggests https://packages.debian.org/search?suite=default&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=r-baser-base while https://packages.debian.org/search?suite=default&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=med-physicsmed-physics depends on https://packages.debian.org/search?suite=default&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=r-baser-base. Other relationships include r for recommends, p for replaces, and c for conflict.


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