Removing a faulty package?

Jon Turney
Mon Jan 15 19:02:00 GMT 2018

On 15/01/2018 18:37, Andy Li wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 12:43 AM, Jon Turney wrote:
>> should work.
> Indeed, thanks!
> Another question: Is there a way to list all the packages that depends on a
> dll?
> Currently the libgc1 package contains 3 dll
> files: cyggc-1.dll, cyggccpp-1.dll, and cygcord-1.dll.
> The new libgc (7.6.2) bumped gc to cyggc-2.dll, while the other 2 remain at
> so version 1.
> My plan is to split the current (7.6.0) libgc1 into 3 packages, one for
> each dll file, and let the downstream packages rebuild and depend on the
> right packages before I upload a new version.
> So, I would like to ping the related package maintainers to do so.

Kind of.  Once can do:

$ cygcheck-dep -S -n libgc1
  libgc1: is needed for ( inkscape libgc libgc-devel libguile2.0_22 
libneko2 w3m )

but that doesn't tell you which DLL(s) in lbgc1 are depended on.

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