You can build debian packages using two modes:
Manually specify the installation directory and the files to be installed in the target installation directory.
o Debian Package Maker will configure the source for you, compile them and then build a package using the target rules.
o configure/autogen scripts and Makefile/rules is required for DPM to automate the whole process for you.
Provides user interface for package information that will be used as control file to create a debian based package.
It also provides a different tabs for adding package dependencies:
Can add scripts like postins,changelogs etc Straight forward to use