From: Bruce Allen <ballen@gr...> - 2004-05-06 13:58:31
> >>I'm making a application which really depends on the reliability of
> >>the Harddisks in the system. I'm going to use a supermicro board with
> >>marvell Sata controllers on board.
> >What OS? At least under linux we don't have (real) SATA support yet.
> OS, linux will be used for this project.
> >>Is it possible to rebuild the smartmontools as a Lib, and include this
> >>in our own application? Or is there some sort of API which i can use
> >>to implement it myself?
> >You can certainly remove the 'main()' function from smartmontools and use
> >it to make a library that you call from your own code. Just remember that
> >since smartmontools is licensed under GPL, you may then be required to
> >release your own code under GPL as well.
> Thanks, Ok, that is what i'll try. The source code will be available on
> request, when the product is finished.
I would be grateful if you could send a note to this mailing list, when
the project is finished, describing what your product does. This way, if
there are others who are interested in using it, they can learn a bit more
[Also, please continue to copy the mailing list on correspondence, so that
there is a record visible to other users.]