Olaf Zevenboom wrote:
> Why compile a DB into a cpp project? Why not put things into a txt file
> like for instance the pci-id database project. This would mean more
> flexibility and sticking to packaged versions of distros and thus
> maintaining package maintenance control yet would enable database upgrades.
This is one of the many new features of release 5.39 :-)
If configured with --enable-drivedb, drive database file
/usr/share/smartmontools/drivedb.h is installed and used if present. You
can also add local entries to /etc/smart_drivedb.h, see '-B' option at
smartctl man page.