Changes between Version 139 and Version 140 of Download


Ignore:
Timestamp:
Jan 13, 2020, 9:55:35 PM (4 days ago)
Author:
Christian Franke
Comment:

Update info about drivedb.h signing keys

Legend:

Unmodified
Added
Removed
Modified
  • Download

    v139 v140  
    204204This command uses [https://curl.haxx.se/ curl], [https://www.gnu.org/software/wget/ wget] or [https://lynx.invisible-island.net/ lynx] for download. A proxy server can be specified by the environment variable `https_proxy` (lower case only), see the man pages of the tools for details.
    205205
    206 The downloaded file is verified with OpenPGP/GPG key ID `721042C5`.
     206The downloaded file is verified with OpenPGP/GPG key ID `721042C5` (release 6.6: `DFD22559`).
     207
    207208The public key block is [source:/trunk/smartmontools/update-smart-drivedb.in?rev=4879#L264 included in the script].
    208 It is also available at [https://keyserver.ubuntu.com/pks/lookup?search=0x721042C5&fingerprint=on&op=index Key Servers] but there is no need to import it into a local keyring.
    209 
    210 '''Download scripts from smartmontools older than 7.0 do no longer work due to changes of download URLs and/or the signing key.''' The script from newer releases could also be used for older releases if the line `BRANCH=RELEASE_X_Y` is adjusted accordingly.
     209It is also available at [https://keyserver.ubuntu.com/pks/lookup?search=0x721042C5&fingerprint=on&op=vindex Key Servers] ([https://keyserver.ubuntu.com/pks/lookup?search=0xDFD22559&fingerprint=on&op=vindex release 6.6]) but there is no need to import it into a local keyring.
     210
     211'''The above update method does no longer work for smartmontools older than 6.5.'''
     212The {{{update-smart-drivedb}}} tools from 5.40 to 6.1 use a download URL which is no longer valid since sourceforge platform upgrades.
     213Releases 6.2 to 6.4 of the script use a HTTP URL which does no longer work since sourceforge site changed to HTTPS-only.
     214The script from release 6.6 could also be used for older releases if the line `BRANCH=RELEASE_X_Y` is adjusted accordingly.
    211215
    212216The Windows package provides {{{update-smart-drivedb.exe}}}. It reads the proxy configuration from IE registry key.