update-smart-drivedb - update smartmontools drive database


   update-smart-drivedb [OPTIONS] [DESTFILE]


   [This man page is generated for the Linux version of smartmontools.  It
   does not contain info specific to other platforms.]

   update-smart-drivedb  updates  /var/lib/smartmontools/drivedb/drivedb.h
   or DESTFILE from smartmontools SVN repository.

   It tries to download first from the current branch and then from trunk.
   The tools used for downloading are either curl(1), wget(1), lynx(1), or

   The  old file is kept if the downloaded file is identical (ignoring the
   differences in Id string) otherwise it is moved to drivedb.h.old.


          Use the  smartctl(8)  executable  at  path  SMARTCTL  for  drive
          database  syntax  check.   The  form  -s - disables the syntax
          check.  The default is /usr/sbin/smartctl.

   -t TOOL
          Use TOOL for download.  TOOL is one of: curl wget lynx svn.  The
          default is the first one found in PATH.

          Use URL of LOCATION for download. LOCATION is one of:
          sf (Sourceforge code browser via HTTPS),
          svn (SVN repository via HTTPS),
          svni (SVN repository via HTTP),
          trac (Trac code browser via HTTPS).
          The default is svn.

   --cacert FILE
          Use CA certificates from FILE to verify the peer.

   --capath DIR
          Use CA certificate files from DIR to verify the peer.

          Don't  abort  download  if certificate verification fails.  This
          option is also required if a HTTP  URL  is  selected  with  -u

          Print download commands only.

   -v     Verbose output.


   # update-smart-drivedb
   /var/lib/smartmontools/drivedb/drivedb.h updated from branches/RELEASE_6_6_DRIVEDB


   The  exit status is 0 if the database has been successfully updated. If
   an error occurs the exit status is 1.


          full path of this script.

          used to check syntax of new drive database.

          current drive database.

          previous drive database.

          new drive database if rejected due to syntax errors.

          empty file created if downloaded file was identical.


   Christian Franke.
   This  manual  page  was  originally  written  by  Hannes  von  Haugwitz


   To submit a bug report, create a ticket in smartmontools wiki:
   Alternatively send the info to the smartmontools support mailing list:


   smartctl(8), smartd(8).


   smartmontools-6.6 2016-05-31 r4324
   $Id: update-smart-drivedb.8.in 4223 2016-02-26 20:18:40Z chrfranke $


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