client: remove unused multi-database functionality

We currently do not support running govulncheck with multiple databases.
Remove that functionality for initializing the client.

Change-Id: I005fe7733a9692e35373c9162b519e9c73b341ec
Run-TryBot: Julie Qiu <>
TryBot-Result: Gopher Robot <>
Reviewed-by: Julie Qiu <>
Reviewed-by: Ian Cottrell <>
5 files changed
tree: 5f94e266ccfeaf3e90ca69a317f54f770f903cc8
  1. cmd/
  2. devtools/
  3. doc/
  4. internal/
  5. osv/
  6. .gitignore
  7. all_test.go
  8. checks.bash
  10. go.mod
  11. go.sum
  15. tools_test.go

Go Vulnerability Management

Go Reference

This repository contains packages for accessing and analyzing data from the Go Vulnerability Database. It contains the following:

  • Package client: a client for interacting with the Go vulnerability database
  • Package vulncheck: an API for detecting vulnerabilities in Go packages
  • Command govulncheck: a CLI for detecting vulnerabilities in Go packages

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