Feature changed by: Michael Andres (mlandres)
Feature #305556, revision 9
Title: rpm -q --whatrecommends foobar
openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Stephan Kulow (coolo)
reject date: 2008-12-11 13:46:45
reject reason: this would be useless for debugging as only half the
cases why a package is installed is known to rpm
openSUSE Distribution: Implementation
Requested by: Stephan Binner (beineri)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org
For debugging purporses why a package is installed it would be nice to
have a "--whatrecommends" query option for rpm and not only "--
- - zypper what-requires (novell/bugzilla/id: 0)
+ - zypper what-requires (novell/bugzilla/id: 802154)
#1: Bernhard Wiedemann (bmwiedemann) (2011-01-29 14:14:00)
This would be quite useful. If it can not be done in rpm, maybe zypper
would be an appropriate place.
#2: Michael Schröder (mlschroe) (2012-03-06 15:17:19) (reply to #1)
I don't think it should be done in rpm, we really don't want another
#3: Duncan Mac-Vicar (dmacvicar) (2013-03-05 15:40:34) (reply to #2)
We are adding dependency search capabilities to zypper search.
zypper wp will remain there for back-compatibility reasons but search
will do it in a generic way.