There was a blank line missing between the package definitions.
Sorry for late testing.

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Reinhard Karcher
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Creating a Debian package by compiling the kernel
make bindeb-pkg
without creating debug information creates a warning that no
debug package was created
This patch excludes the debug package from the control file,
if no debug package is created by this configuration

Signed-off-by:Reinhard Karcher <>

diff --git a/scripts/package/mkdebian b/scripts/package/mkdebian
index 357dc56bcf30..df1adbfb8ead 100755
--- a/scripts/package/mkdebian
+++ b/scripts/package/mkdebian
@@ -198,6 +198,10 @@ Description: Linux support headers for userspace development
  This package provides userspaces headers from the Linux kernel.  These headers
  are used by the installed headers for GNU glibc and other system libraries.
 Multi-Arch: same
+if is_enabled CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO; then
+cat <<EOF >> debian/control

 Package: $dbg_packagename
 Section: debug
@@ -206,6 +210,7 @@ Description: Linux kernel debugging symbols for $version
  This package will come in handy if you need to debug the kernel. It provides
  all the necessary debug symbols for the kernel and its modules.

 cat <<EOF > debian/rules
 #!$(command -v $MAKE) -f

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