[CentOS] determining what depends on a rpm

Mon Dec 17 17:15:46 UTC 2018
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 12/17/18 3:50 AM, Leon Fauster via CentOS wrote:
> or this one :-)
> rpm -ev --test PACKAGENAME
> will list all packages that require PACKAGENAME

True.  I considered that, and then decided that I could never recommend 
using "rpm -e" as a test, even with the --test flag, due to the risk of 
operator error.  Though if you put it in an alias, I suppose that the 
risk is minimal and the answer is simpler.  :)