How to disable grub-mkconfig once and forever?

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Wed Jul 13 12:45:14 UTC 2016


On Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:36:30 -0400, Tom H wrote:
>The "Provides: $PACKAGE" prevents $PACKAGE from being pulled in as a
>dependency.

No it doesn't, take a look at the tests I posted by
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/2016-July/286055.html

"# apt-get install --no-install-recommends nautilus
[snip]
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  gnome-desktop3-data gvfs"
                      ^^^^
                      ^^^^

This does not happen with my dummy packages.





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