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 (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 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. - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private