Reverse dependencies

Dependencies are like pets, they bring joy but also require constant attention.

As start let’s sort it out what is dependency and what is reverse dependency. Dependencies and reverse dependencies in Linux distributions are important concepts to understand. A package dependency means that another package relies on it in order to function. For example, if package B requires package A to be installed in order to work, then package B is dependent on package A and is considered a reverse dependency of package A. [Read More]