Quoting Trent W. Buck (2020-02-11 10:11:18)
> I thought about asking for something like --enable-backports.
> Then it occurred to me that backports Release already has
>     NotAutomatic: yes
>     ButAutomaticUpgrades: yes
> So, is it reasonable for mmdebstrap to ALWAYS enable backports for suites 
> that have it?
> You're already always including volatile ($suite-updates).
> I think it would look like this[2] (because unstable/testing don't have 
> backports).
> One potential gotcha is, I think, it takes a few weeks for foo-backports to 
> appear when foo changes from testing to stable.
> We don't want to break "mmdebstrap stable" during that period!
> It will also make mmdebstrap slightly slower[3] for everyone.

I agree that it would be helpful - but optionally only, please: 
Backports is not really fully part of the official Debian - e.g. has a 
radically different support policy and does not use Debian bugtracker.

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