> > koffice build-depends on automake/etc, so it shouldn't break anything.
> This only doesn't break anything as long as automake is forced to run on
> every build. Otherwise every minor revision upgrade of automake will
> break the build.
Well since automake is run during the configure target, the only problem
I can see is if you use the same build tree without remaking the
configure target across a system upgrade. Which can cause problems for
more than automake - configure tests a vast number of properties of the
system configuration, and developers should not be surprised by having to
rerun configure from time to time after an upgrade.
And of course they won't experience silent breakage or anything nasty
like that - automake will tell them explicitly that it needs to be