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dpkg-checkdeps.rb - Utility to check deb dependency

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NAME

dpkg-checkdeps.rb - Utility to check deb dependency

SYNOPSIS

dpkg-checkdeps.rb [opts] debfile ...
 
dpkg-checkdeps.rb [opts] --from packages pkgname...
 
dpkg-checkdeps.rb [opts] --from --all
 
dpkg-checkdeps.rb [opts] --check pkgname...
 
opts: --to packages
--arch arch
--verbose
-q
 

DESCRIPTION

dpkg-checkdeps.rb checks deb dependency problems when specified deb packages are installed in the target packages list.

OPTIONS

-t packages-file
--to packages-file
Specify target packages-file. If this option is used multiple times, packages lists are appended. If no -t option specified, default is current installed packages list, that is, /var/lib/dpkg/status.
-f packages-file
--from packages-file
Specify source packages-file. If this option is used multiple times, packages lists are appended. If you use this option, you can select packages by package-name, or all of them by --all option.
-A
--all
Select all packages in source packages-file. You must use this option with --from option.
-a arch
--arch arch
Specify acceptable arch in packages-file. Default is installation_architecture of dpkg.
-c
--check
Check selected packages are satisfied by all packages in target packages.
-v
--verbose
Verbose mode
-h
--help
Display some help.

EXAMPLES


% dpkg-checkdeps.rb --arch alpha --to '*/binary-$ARCH/Packages' --from ../proposed-updates/Packages' --all
 

% dpkg-checkdeps.rb --to '*/binary-$ARCH/Packages' --check libc6
 

BUGS

There are probably tons of bugs in this program.
 
This checks only depends, recommends and suggests, doesn't check pre-depends and conflicts, yet.
 
This program comes with no warranties. If running this program causes fire and brimstone to rain down upon the earth, you will be on our own.
 

AUTHOR

Fumitoshi UKAI <ukai@debian.or.jp>.
 
 
 
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