Re: Bug#466550: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository
Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> My impression is that people become lazy
> since uscan and similar tools exist and are not enough in contact with
> their upstreams anymore. I may be wrong, though...
> Watch files are nice to have, but nothing more.
But there are cases where any attempt of contact with upstream is futile;
which is by the way an irrelevant argument for this discussion, as the
discussion is about the meaning of get-orig-source and not whether a tool
should be trusted or not.