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Re: Dealing with library dependencies

On Mon, 2016-04-25 at 09:04 +0200, Martin Hanson wrote:
> Hi,
> I was thinking about getting the game Alien Isolation, but running a
> "strace" at a friends installation showed that the game required
> libssl.1.0.0, but I am running Debian Stretch which has libssl.1.0.2.
> Also other similar libraries are off on version number.
> How does one handle such an issue?
> Downgrading to jessie is not an option as I have other stuff that
> requires newer libraries, hence the original need for stretch.
> Should one simply create a symbolic link from libssl.1.0.2 to
> libssl.1.0.0? Would that even work?
> I don't understand why library dependencies doesn't come with the
> games themselves in some in-game directory so as to make it more
> independent upon Linux distribution etc.
> Anyway, feedback, help, and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

This is a Steam game right?

Steam does come with libraries so I doubt it will be a problem. I'm
running Steam on sid and haven't had any problems. (Haven't tried that
particular game though).

I believe you can buy it and if it doesn't work, get a full refund?

Sven Arvidsson

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