Package Details: libretro-bsnes-mercury-git 343.fb9a41f-1

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Package Base: libretro-bsnes-mercury-git
Description: Super Nintendo Entertainment System cores with various performance improvements
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Keywords: games libretro retroarch snes
Licenses: GPL3
Submitter: uberushaximus
Maintainer: sctincman
Last Packager: sctincman
Votes: 6
Popularity: 0.000874
First Submitted: 2016-05-04 02:50 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2023-01-02 21:51 (UTC)

Latest Comments

sctincman commented on 2023-01-02 21:52 (UTC)

I needed this specific core in order to get SNI working and (AFAICT) current retroarch in repos doesn't have ability to download cores.

Luckily wasn't too bad to fix. Enjoy!

veganvelociraptr commented on 2022-09-29 08:59 (UTC)

What @yrlf wrote...

This package seems to be abandoned. :(

yrlf commented on 2020-12-04 11:48 (UTC) (edited on 2020-12-04 12:03 (UTC) by yrlf)

When trying to build this, I found a few problems with the PKGBUILD:

  1. the current upstream repo uses make PROFILE=accuracy, not make profile=accuracy
  2. the current upstream repo puts the built .so files directly into the repository root, not into an out/ folder.
  3. the balanced profile fails to link (ppu-balanced seems to be missing some methods), disabling for now

anyway, even with these fixes, the core crashes when used.

diff below:

diff --git a/PKGBUILD b/PKGBUILD
index 47d82f2..4f65f95 100644
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 # Contributor: uberushaximus <>

 pkgdesc='Super Nintendo Entertainment System cores with various performance improvements'
 arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
@@ -23,14 +23,14 @@ pkgver() {

 build() {
     cd "${_gitname}"
-    for i in accuracy balanced performance; do
-        make profile=${i}
+    for i in accuracy performance; do
+        make PROFILE=${i}

 package() {
     install -Dm644 "${_gitname}/LICENSE" "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/${pkgname}/LICENSE.txt"
-    for i in accuracy balanced performance; do
-        install -Dm644 "${_gitname}/out/${_libname}_${i}" "${pkgdir}/usr/lib/libretro/${_libname}_${i}"
+    for i in accuracy performance; do
+        install -Dm644 "${_gitname}/${_libname}_${i}" "${pkgdir}/usr/lib/libretro/${_libname}_${i}"

BTW_IUseGentoo commented on 2020-11-18 02:11 (UTC)

install: cannot stat 'bsnes-mercury/out/': No such file or directory ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in package(). Aborting... error making: libretro-bsnes-mercury-git

Error at end of compile

ProfessorKaos64 commented on 2016-09-15 14:17 (UTC)

Can you please ad "groups=('libretro')" (sans quotes) so this shows up when installing the "libretro" group package set?