How find out dependences for a software?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Mar 16 12:23:58 PST 2002


On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 01:59:54PM -0500, Mathieu Dube wrote:
> ie:ldd /usr/bin/procinfo 
>         libtermcap.so.2 => /lib/libtermcap.so.2 (0x40020000)
>         libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40024000)
>         /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000)

ldd won't give you the installation dependencies. It doesn't show for
example that you need 'gcc, cpp0, as and ld' to install a certain package.

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