[blfs-support] ntp depends on libcap2 when use "-u" option.

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 13:25:54 PDT 2013

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:01:55PM +0800, xinglp wrote:
>> BTW: Where can I get the information of a package is need by others
>> and vice-versa in some other distro.
>   For gentoo (and, apparently, some other distros), google for ebuild
> files - the dependencies part is usually understandable.
>   For fedora, http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/ and use the search
> field, then pick an appropriate branch (usually master), pick a
> commit (usually the latest), go to 'tree' view, find the
> packagename.spec file and open in 'plain' view.
>   For arch https://www.archlinux.org/packages/ - when you have
> clicked on the package, under 'Package Actions' click 'Source Files'
> and then look at the PKGBUILD.
>   Please remember that while a distro may need to make a package
> depend on many things (and may split the package, and therefore need
> to use -dev versions to be able to compile), not all of them will be
> useful for an individual builder.
>   Or just look at
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/introduction/beyond.html
> ;-)

Another source is Debian.  The package lists give dependencies.  See, 
for instance, http://packages.debian.org/sid/xorg.

   -- Bruce

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