Re: Exploring package interrelationships
- Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:13:31 -0500
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Exploring package interrelationships
On 04/15/2019 09:15 AM, David Wright wrote:
Using "dot -Tps dependency-graph.dot > owl.ps" I got a displayable,
if not readable, graph. There was a warning in what I had read about
"dotty" about viewablity issues if the graph was too complex. Suspect
that is problem.
Add -o APT::Cache::GivenOnly=1 to the commandline, and you'll get
a much smaller graph. I haven't figured out why python and
python-requests are missng from the graph, or is this a stretch/buster
difference. (I'm comparing the graph with the Packages entry:
> $ dot -Tps -o APT::Cache::GivenOnly=1 dependency-graph.dot > owl2.ps
> $ dot -o APT::Cache::GivenOnly=1 dependency-graph.dot
gave useful output.
I'll do some reading and try on something simpler.