backports-core profile is the configurations to add backports upstream into
the installed operating system. It is the backports’ core module where you
need it to build other backport profiles.
It's profile name is known as
backports-core is available since
There are a number of ways depending on how you use Granatum.
You may include
backports-core into the
plist. The position should be
FIRST among all backports. Otherwise, your other backports will fail with
unimaginable concequences. Example:
If you're using your own
.conf file, then simply include
auto_profiles as the FIRST among all backports:
backports-core uses a POSIX SHELL complaint script to parse
/etc/apt/sources.list for input and generate the
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/backports.list output. It has the capability to parse
url, and the
releases and smartly generate the
The program will call
apt-get update so an internet connection is needed.
This facilitates timeless creation and low maintenance.