How to disable grub-mkconfig once and forever?

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Jul 20 07:42:56 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 1:14 PM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 10:27:16AM -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> Strange. I haven't had this problem. I've just set up a dummy for gvfs
>> (since I never use it!); we'll see whether it's pulled back in. The
>> "Provides" should be enough to tell anything that requires gvfs that
>> the requirement's fulfilled. Strange.
> Adding a package that Provides some other package makes dependencies on
> that other package *ambiguous* (all other things being equal).  It
> doesn't prevent that other package still being chosen.

Thanks. So I've been lucky up to now :)

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