On that subject, sboui also has an option to automatically rebuild inverse dependencies during upgrades (Slackbuilds that depend on what is being upgraded). You can also do it manually by using the List Inverse Dependencies function and then tagging the things in the list.

Dan

On Feb 12, 2020 9:08 AM, Rich Shepard <rshep...@appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

On Wed, 12 Feb 2020, Christoph Willing wrote:

> That's the whole purpose of HooRex; it outputs a list of packages which
> depend on the package of interest. The advanced search on SBo website now
> does that too.
>
> HooRex outputs its list of dependents in build order and these days I just
> rebuild/reinstall them all (well, those that I'm interested in). I don't
> bother wondering about which dependent packages may or may not be affected
> by some update - sometimes it's obvious, sometimes not. It seems tedious
> to do all that rebuilding but it's just a matter of feeding the list to
> your favourite package builder. I prefer to invest that time once a week
> rather than having something in the system go haywire later on.

Chris,

I've used hoorex in the past but not regularly. Thanks very much for the
reminder that I should make a practice of regularly applying it.

Best regards,

Rich
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