[Git-commits] [grml/grml-live] 1631a8: scripts/GRMLBASE/94-update-smart-drivedb: switch w...

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Mon Oct 24 22:47:25 CEST 2016

  Branch: refs/heads/master
  Home:   https://github.com/grml/grml-live
  Commit: 1631a893fcb914adbbf45a1e594ab7b127787d13
  Author: Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org>
  Date:   2016-10-24 (Mon, 24 Oct 2016)

  Changed paths:
    M etc/grml/fai/config/scripts/GRMLBASE/94-update-smart-drivedb

  Log Message:
  scripts/GRMLBASE/94-update-smart-drivedb: switch warning into note since update-smart-drivedb is deprecated

Quoting NEWS file from smartmontools (6.4+svn4214-1):

|   Previous versions of the smartmontools package included a tool
|   update-smart-drivedb which downloaded updated drive definitions
|   from the smartmontools website and stored them at
|       /var/lib/smartmontools/drivedb/drivedb.h
|   This tool did not download the definitions in a secure manner and
|   so the feature has been removed in this version.  Future drive DB
|   updates will be propagated via normal Debian package updates,
|   including backports.
|   If you already have a drivedb.h file at that location, smartctl
|   will continue to use it.

We could completely drop the package once we're certain that
update-smart-drivedb doesn't exist anymore in all the Debian
releases grml-live is building for, but for the time being
let's keep it and switch the warning into a note.

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