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Re: automake 1.5

> Consider a package that DOES NOT build-depend on automake.  I don't
> see automake in the list of "build-essentials".  Is it the case that
> buildd machines typically have automake available when building a
> package?  If not, there is no problem; the problem can only arise if a
> build daemon installs automake even when not asked to do so.

Or if a human happens to be rebuilding the package on their own machine
for whatever reason, which I certainly do (with other people's packages)
from time to time.  Packages should always successfully build from source
even outside the context of buildd.


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