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Re: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

>         I am wondering which is of more use to the end users as well: I
>  can always get the sources of the package I have already on my disk
>  from Debian, but getting the latest munged source seems more useful to
>  me.

Full ACK. The way to get the current upstream source for a debian
package is "apt-get source" or equivalent and then using the
orig.tar.gz. Duplicating this in debian/rules seems wastefull.

>         manoj


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