[R] How to get the names of all the packages that depend on a give package?

From: <thmsfuller066_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:57:49 -0500

Dear All,

I want to check what packages depends on a given package. For example, glmnet depends on Matrix. I want get the names of all the packages that depend on Matrix on CRAN. Is there a way to do so? Thanks!

> library(glmnet)

Loading required package: Matrix
Loading required package: lattice


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