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On 10:30 Mon 19 Sep 2011, "Paweł Hajdan, Jr." wrote:
> I uploaded my script for finding reverse dependencies here:
app-portage/tatt does that for some time already. It reads the list
from the tinderbox website and then uses eix to find stable rdeps. It
also writes a script that builds the stable rdeps and reports back what
> Advantages over existing solutions (browsing to websites like tinderbox
> or qa-reports):
> - only prints stable packages when run on a stable system (no need to
> manually filter out things)
> - takes a list of packages as input, making it more effective for a
> batch workflow (we're short on time, batching is often critical)
> - produces output that can be fed to emerge after stripping comment
> lines (no junk after package names); again this is for the batch workflow
tatt can do all this.
> It is still reasonably fast. On my machine it completes within 30 seconds.
> Comments welcome. I'd be very happy to adapt this to your needs. My main
> goal is to share those little scripts I use with others so we can all
> become more productive (and have more time for other things).
I'm currently working on a new version of tatt which includes Pawel's
fantastic ncurses bug-browser. Code is in the bugbrowser branch of
https://github.com/tom111/tatt, but I'm still working on it.
I highly welcome Pawel's tools and will shamelessly immitate it's best