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reverse-depends(1)					      General Commands Manual						reverse-depends(1)

reverse-depends - List the reverse-dependencies (or build-dependencies) of a package SYNOPSIS
reverse-depends [options] package DESCRIPTION
List reverse-dependencies (or build-dependencies) of package. If the package name is prefixed with src: then the reverse-dependencies of all the binary packages that the specified source package builds will be listed. OPTIONS
-r RELEASE, --release=RELEASE Query dependencies in RELEASE. Default: current development release. -R, --without-recommends Only consider Depends relationships, not Recommends. -s, --with-suggests Also consider Suggests relationships. -b, --build-depends Query build dependencies. Synonym for --arch=source. -a ARCH, --arch=ARCH Query dependencies in ARCH. Besides valid architecture names, the special values any and source may be used. any displays all reverse dependencies, the union across all architecture. source displays build dependencies. Default: any. -c COMPONENT, --component=COMPONENT Only consider reverse-dependencies in COMPONENT. Can be specified multiple times. Default: all components. -l, --list Display a simple, machine-readable list. -u URL, --service-url=URL Reverse Dependencies web-service URL. Default: UbuntuWire's service at -h, --help Display a help message and exit EXAMPLES
All reverse dependencies of source package bash: reverse-depends src:bash AUTHORS
reverse-depends and this manpage were written by Stefano Rivera <>. Both are released under the terms of the ISC License. ubuntu-dev-tools November 2011 reverse-depends(1)

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