Package Details: simh-git 4.0.Beta.1.2715.g6728b3f4-1

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Package Base: simh-git
Description: The Computer History Simulation Project
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Keywords: emulator historic simulator vintage
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: simh
Provides: simh
Submitter: raymii
Maintainer: ajacocks
Last Packager: ajacocks
Votes: 3
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2016-11-19 19:13 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2021-07-19 03:30 (UTC)

Latest Comments

penguinx42 commented on 2022-12-28 05:59 (UTC)

Note due to some non-free license changes in SIMH, a project was forked off called OpenSIMH. Should this package point there or I suppose a new package could be created?

For more info on the license change:

ajacocks commented on 2021-04-08 19:24 (UTC)

Hekuran, thanks. I already made an update to that effect, here.

Hekuran commented on 2021-04-07 09:48 (UTC)

@ajacocks I have updated the package. I also made a PR to your github repo.

ajacocks commented on 2021-04-06 16:26 (UTC)

OK, the package is now updated. Anyone interested, please try building it, and let me know any issues or suggestions that you may have.

ajacocks commented on 2021-04-06 16:16 (UTC)

Thanks, raymii. Let me get started on the updates.

raymii commented on 2021-04-06 08:40 (UTC)

@ajacocks I've transfered ownership of this package to you.

ajacocks commented on 2021-03-31 20:48 (UTC)

I have updated the package:

Please test. I don't have an email address for the maintainer, so if anyone knows how to contact raymii, please let me know.

simona commented on 2020-11-16 01:20 (UTC)

i have already installed simh. the same paackage?

Mettacrawer commented on 2020-08-23 20:28 (UTC) (edited on 2020-08-23 20:28 (UTC) by Mettacrawer)

==> Starting package()...
install: omitting directory 'buildtools'
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in package().
error making: simh-git

--- PKGBUILD.DiST   2020-08-23 16:21:08.427811670 -0400
+++ PKGBUILD    2020-08-23 16:21:42.210448233 -0400
@@ -27,6 +27,9 @@
 package() {
   cd "$srcdir/simh/BIN"
   for i in *; do
+    if [ $i = buildtools ]; then
+      continue
+    fi
     install -D $i "$pkgdir/usr/bin/simh-$i"

backerman commented on 2020-02-18 04:16 (UTC)

Fails to build due to a directory being in BIN. (Also cleaned up some trailing spaces.)

diff --git a/PKGBUILD b/PKGBUILD
index 5c670d0..69ddd96 100644
@@ -1,13 +1,14 @@
 # Maintainer: R. van Elst <>

 pkgdesc="The Computer History Simulation Project"
 arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
-depends=('libpcap' 'unzip')
+depends=('unzip' 'pcre' 'libpng' 'zlib')
+optdepends=('libpcap: for guest networking' 'sdl2_ttf: for BESM6' 'sdl2: for video')
@@ -21,12 +22,12 @@ pkgver() {

 build() {
   cd "${pkgname%-*}"
-  make 
+  make

 package() {
   cd "$srcdir/simh/BIN"
-  for i in *; do
+  for i in $(find . -maxdepth 1 -type f -printf "%f\n"); do
     install -D $i "$pkgdir/usr/bin/simh-$i"