[Digikam-devel] Exif auto-rotation not working anymore
marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Mon May 10 21:29:30 CEST 2010
> I just updated my digikam installation the first time since a few weeks
> and now the auto-rotation of images by exif tag seems is broken (jpg and
> orf). Can anyone confirm this?
> I get a lot of these messages on the console now:
I have a good candidate why this is broken:
KExiv2Iface::KExiv2Priv::printExiv2ExceptionError: Cannot parse Exif
Orientation tag using Exiv2 (Error # 6 : UngÃ¼ltiger SchlÃ¼ssel
Exif.Sony2Cs.Rotation is a makernote tag checked as one of the first tags in
KExiv2::getImageOrientation(). Obviously exiv2 decides to throw an exception
from there, which means getImageOrientation will never succeed.
Proposed solution: exiv2 should not throw an exception for a key which it
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