[Yum] Question about listinf package dependencies.

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Wed Apr 5 20:37:01 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 23:33 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 16:13 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 16:09 -0400, Gaurav Poothia wrote:
> > > well I'm actually working on a  new security infrastructure as part of my
> > > research where if the integrity of one "trusted" package is compromised I
> > > trace the other parts
> > > of the system that are potentially compromised.
> > > 
> > > any ideas on how i can find the dependencies?
> > 
> > writing a yum util to recursively resolve out dependencies for any given
> > package is pretty simple.
> > 
> > just use the routines to resolve the deps and then keep a list of things
> > you've not yet resolved.
> 
> repo-graph from yum-utils *might* be a useful starting point .. or then
> not :)

agreed.

-sv






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