Bug#811214: RFS: retroarch/1.3.0-1 [ITP]
Mupen64Plus for libretro is a fork and is not maintainable by upstream.
The libretro guys changed a lot of things,
so right now it's quite a different emulator with even different
compatibility list. They are incompatible.
Others emulators are upstream friendly, like Nestopia, mGBA and Genesis
On 18/01/2016 12:17, email@example.com wrote:
I had a look at libretro-mupen64plus (out of curiosity only). I saw that
it bundles a copy of mupen64plus and its modules.
Due to the fact that Mupen64plus can be used as a library and it is
already in Debian I am wondering in how far this copy differs from the
Given that emulators handle a lot of untrusted data from various
(sometimes shady) sources I am wondering whether it is possible/feasible
to use the already packaged mupen64plus with libretro.
I am not very familiar with libretro, so please excuse my ignorance.
On 18/01/16 02:00, Sérgio Benjamim wrote:
RetroArch has these 2 packages as dependencies:
(icons for the menu drivers, like XMB)
(has useful info about authors, license, supported extensions, firmware)
There are some packages for libretro cores:
Game Boy [Color]: http://mentors.debian.net/package/libretro-gambatte
Game Boy Advance: http://mentors.debian.net/package/mgba (it's already
in the NEW queue)
Nintendo DS: http://mentors.debian.net/package/libretro-desmume
Genesis and other Sega consoles/handhelds:
NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx:
Nintendo 64: http://mentors.debian.net/package/libretro-mupen64plus