Reverse package dependency lookup in Debian

# aptitude install apt-rdepends

# aptitude install graphviz

# apt-rdepends –dotty git-arch | dot -Tpng > git_deps.png

# apt-rdepends –reverse –dotty php5 | dot -Tpng -Gsize=”800,600″ > php5_rdeps.png

[Reference]

http://blog.hartwork.org/?p=108

 

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