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Re: Packaging a project using cmake

On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 7:47 PM, Sune Vuorela <nospam@vuorela.dk> wrote:
> On 2008-06-07, Mathieu Malaterre <mathieu.malaterre@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>>   I am working on cleaning up the packaging of my project (GDCM) using
>> cmake so that the .deb produced is consistant with the debian package.
>> I was wondering if anyone had done the work before ? I am currently
>> struggling on how to do it properly when installing python module
>> (what is the layout, how do you know the python target installation
>> directory...)
> Are you talking about using cmake to *build the deb*  or just about
> packaging a project using cmake?
> If you are talking about the former, please forget it.

What do you mean ? Indeed I want the whole process from src to .deb
handled by cmake.

I made some prelimianary versions at:


You need to use cmake 2.6.0 (none of the dpkg-* utils are needed in
the process).

But if you take the souce tarball, dpkg-buildpackage should work too. Ref:



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