On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 at 05:00:46 +0100, Laurent Bigonville wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:04:31 +0000 Michael Gilbert <mgilb...@debian.org>
> > * Recommend nvidia-driver-libs-i386 (closes: #839592).
> With recommended packages being installed by default, isn't installing the
> nvidia libraries (pulling an extra 32Mb) by default when installing steam a
> bit too much?
On one hand, installing non-free graphics drivers (which affect all users
of a machine, not just those who run Steam, if you're using user-switching
for privilege separation like I do) doesn't seem particularly desirable.
On the other hand, "I installed Steam but half the games don't work
because I only have 64-bit graphics drivers" is a terrible UX; and how
many 32MB bundles of drivers will fit in the space required for one
Steam game, or for that matter the Steam Runtime that the Steam client
relies on? :-)