On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 7:28 PM, Arno Gaboury <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I did some spring home cleaning today among my installed packages.
> I wanted to remove one package, but be sure first to know which packages
> were depending on the one I wanted to remove.
> I then went to the pacman wiki, and read the following command would do
> the job : $whoneeds packagename.
> A quick tour on #archlinux IRC gave me this anser for same result:
> $pactree -r packagename.
> Is there any reason to use "whoneeds" command more than "pactree -r" ? As
> pactree is already installed, I do not see the need to install a new
> package for same result.
> Not a big deal, but just curiousity.