mame-tools - Tools for MAME and MESS

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Nonfree amd64
Package filename mame-tools_0.154-3.1_amd64.deb
Package name mame-tools
Package version 0.154
Package release 3.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category non-free/utils uitoolkit::gtk uitoolkit::sdl
License -
Maintainer Debian Games Team <>
Download size 424.63 KB
Installed size 1.82 MB
MAME is a hardware emulator: it faithfully reproduces the behavior of many
arcade machines (it is not a simulation).
MESS is an emulator for various consoles and computing systems, sharing a
lot of codebase with the MAME project.
This package provides tools to be used with MAME and MESS. It currently
castool -- generic cassette manipulation tool for MESS
chdman -- MAME Compressed Hunks of Data CHD manager
imgtool -- generic image manipulation tool for MESS
jedutil -- binary to/from JEDEC file converter
ldresample -- Laserdisc audio synchronizer and resampler
ldverify -- Laserdisc AVI/CHD verifier
romcmp -- ROM comparison utility program
testkeys -- keyboard code viewer


Package Version Architecture Repository
mame-tools_0.160-dmo1_amd64.deb 0.160 amd64 Multimedia Main
mame-tools_0.160-dmo1_i386.deb 0.160 i386 Multimedia Main
mame-tools_0.154-3.1_i386.deb 0.154 i386 Debian Nonfree
mame-tools - - -


Name Value
libasound2 >= 1.0.16
libc6 >= 2.14
libexpat1 >= 2.0.1
libflac8 >= 1.3.0
libfontconfig1 >= 2.11
libfreetype6 >= 2.2.1
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libjpeg62-turbo >= 1.3.1
libportmidi0 -
libsdl-ttf2.0-0 -
libsdl1.2debian >= 1.2.11
libsqlite3-0 >= 3.5.9
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
libx11-6 -
libxinerama1 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package mame-tools_0.154-3.1_amd64.deb
Source Package mame

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mame-tools deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mame-tools




2014-10-21 - Andreas Barth <>
mame (0.154-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Change dependency to libjpeg-dev. Closes: #765822
2014-10-09 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.154-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build embedded libportmidi for kfreebsd and hurd archs
(libportmidi-dev not available)
* Removed lintian warnings:
+ Fixed License: headers in debian/copyright:
- Added some short names
- Removed unused paragraph CC-BY-3.0
+ Improved hardening:
- Use dpkg-buildflags in debian/rules
- Bump to level 9 in debian/compat
* Make specific build options override general ones
2014-08-30 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.154-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/rules: Reworked arch specific variables (FTBFS arm64 ppc64el)
2014-08-12 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.154-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
+ Bump debhelper version
+ Added dep on libsqlite3
* debian/patches: updated manpages
2014-04-14 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.153-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* mame-tools: added floptool utility
* debian/patches: updated manpages
2014-02-11 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.152-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
+ Bump debhelper version
+ Remove dep on gcc 4.6 (use distro default)
+ Make dep on QT stricter, 4.7 or more (upstream recommendation)
+ Add dep on subversion, used by get-orig-source
* debian/rules:
+ get-orig-source: retrieve source from svn (upstream recommendation)
2013-11-05 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.151-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/patches:
- removed manpages updates, accepted upstream
- removed hack to set document root, now read from ini files
2013-09-23 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.150-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/patches:
+ updated gnu fixes
+ updated man pages
+ new: set the internal webserver document root
2013-06-12 - Cesare Falco <>
mame (0.149-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control: updated deps according to new debugger based on QT
* debian/patches:
+ updated gnu fixes
+ removed check for gcc 4.6 fix, accepted upstream
+ reworked manpages after forwarding previous patch upstream
* debian/rules: removed erase-upstream target
* mess-data: updated keymap files location
2013-03-28 - Jordi Mallach <>
mame (0.148-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Cesare Falco ]
* New upstream release
* debian/patches:
+ Reworked updates to man pages, removed those previously accepted upstream
+ Fix check for gcc 4.6 in makefile
* debian/watch
+ Download mamexxxs.exe, smaller than
* debian/rules:
+ Unset BUILD_MIDILIB flag to allow linking system Portmidi library
+ Removed trailing CR stripping, not needed any more by gcc/g++/patch
+ Reworked get-orig-source for main mame tarball
* Removed mess-related man pages, accepted upstream
* Split mame-extra stuff into a separate source package
* Rearranged distribution of documentation in binary packages
[ Jordi Mallach ]
* Add get-orig-source to PHONY.
* Use default compression for the debian tar.

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