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In debian if I have an installed package foo. How can I get a list of all the packages that depend on foo?

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apt-cache rdepends <foo> can do this:

$ apt-cache rdepends apt-listchanges
apt-listchanges
Reverse Depends:
  cyrus-common-2.2
  education-common
  cyrus-common-2.2
  apticron
  amavisd-new
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