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Re: Steam for Debian Wheezy

On Sat, Sep 28, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 6:03 PM, Kees de Jong wrote:
>> Fair enough, but isn't that solved? The readme says this:
>> Question: What's the difference between this installer and Valve's?
>> Answer: This version comes with an extra folder called i386-linux-gnu and
>> x86_64-linux-gnu which is from Ubuntu's libc6 deb package, it is saved in
>> /usr/lib/steam/. The steam-debian excutable loads said folder which solves
>> the need for glibc 2.15
> At the time it was initially packaged, steam required glibc >= 2.15.
> That may be different now, and I'll look into that next time I do an
> upload.

Actually, the package already uses ${shlibs:Depends}, which already
resolves to a libc6 (>=/ 2.12) dependency in

So, the only thing currently preventing a backport is someone doing the work.

Best wishes,

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