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I have a one-file boost::python module which is compiled using a one-line Makefile. What is the recommended way of packaging it? Distutils? Makefile? CMake? Use CDBS then? Are there some documents on the subject?

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Would you accept your answer as that what worked for you. – Sneetsher Apr 20 at 9:16
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I finally used distutils (very short setup.py) then run dh_make which sets up debhelper-based (almost empty) debian/rules and most of the rest. Result is here.

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I use distutils. The only issue some people have with it is that it doesn't usually 'fit' neatly with aptitude and doesn't offer an uninstall option – hbdgaf Feb 10 '12 at 16:13

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