AW: Re: Steam, linux version

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Thu Nov 8 10:43:32 UTC 2012


The base port is already in the ports tree. What is missing is an update to it, and the infrastructure ports around it. 

For the infrastructure ports I wrote something in my blog.

The update of thhe base port basically means looking at each distfile and searching if there's a more recent version available. 

Volunteers welcome. 


Sent from a mobile device, please forgive brevity and typographical errors.Lars Engels <lars.engels at> hat geschrieben:On Wed, Nov 07, 2012 at 11:01:40PM +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:46:43 -0800 Mike Carlson <mike at>
> wrote:
> > On 11/7/2012 1:44 AM, Alexander Yerenkow wrote:
> > > Hey guys.
> > > Steam is now in Beta for Ubuntu, they provide *.deb file.
> > >
> > > Do someone working on bringing it to FreeBSD with linux
> > > emulation? :)
> > >
> > >
> > That would be fantastic to have!
> I would expect that you may only get something up and running with the
> highly experimental and incomplete (it's not rocked science, I have a
> blog post about adding what's missing) linux_base-c6... if at all.
> I would expect that it depends upon a more recent glibc than what we
> have on the default linux_base port.

What's the current state of linux_base-c6? Will it hit the ports tree
after 9.1? You latest blog post [1] is from May, so maybe something
happened in the meantime?



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