[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] steam in our repos?

Joakim Hernberg jbh at alchemy.lu
Thu Nov 15 03:30:48 EST 2012

On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 03:06:36 -0500
Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 3:00 AM, Joakim Hernberg <jbh at alchemy.lu>
> wrote:
> >
> > Not to mention that the package seems to install a wine version of
> > steam that is in closed beta, which makes it less than useful for
> > the majority of us.
> It doesn't use Wine (it's native), and it works without being in the
> private beta (chat, installing a couple dozen indie games). You just
> can't play the native ports of big titles (tf2, serious sam 3, etc.)
> without being in the private beta.

Ah, sorry about the wine allegation, it looked just like running it
in wine and is multiilb with lib32 stuff.  My mistake, I should
have verified before opening my mouth.

When I try to login with my steam account I get told that: "This version
of Steam is currently in closed beta. Login with an enrolled account to
continue" http://dl.dropbox.com/u/879835/steam-beta.png



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