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There is a convenient Linux kernel makefile target "make deb-pkg" to build kernel, modules, headers as .deb. Then I can install/remove via dpkg command.

However, for perf compilation, there is only build source package option. I wonder if there is a way to build perf as installable.deb as well?

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    Doesn't make-kpkg do this? perf is in the linux-tools-X.XX package. – Gilles May 3 '17 at 21:29
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see the patch "kbuild: Build linux-tools package with 'make deb-pkg'". Or latest you could use this patch "RFC: builddeb: add linux-tools package with perf"However, those patch was not integrated into kernel source.

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