On Fri, 08 Feb 2019, Paul van der Vlis wrote: > Hello, > > I would like to have LTS support for backports. On most systems I use > one or more packages from backports. > > When the same version of a package is in use in the next version of > Debian, I guess backporting them is -in most cases- not a big problem. > > I am interesting if it would be a good idea to ask maintainers in the > freeze-phase to put the same versions in stable-backports, if the > package is in backports. > > Maybe we could say somewhere in the future: LTS supports backports, but > only when the same version of a package is in the next Debian version. > With some exceptions. > > Maybe I could do something myself by asking maintainers to update > packages what are in backports, but with another version then in > testing. Good idea? We had this, no one cared about it, we asked for it and no one was interested.
Therefore for backports.d.o this is currently a no-go. Alex - Backports ftpmaster