[Digikam-devel] SQLite broken in git

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Fri Sep 9 18:05:08 BST 2011

> BTW what was the rationale behind storing the directory and not a plain
> file path/name? there where already two names one for images the other
> for thumbnails.
> Could be possible to convert to use only file names? The logic for
> migration would be:
> is it a SQLITE database?
>    the path point to a directory?
>      yes, add the canonical file name and be done with it
>      no, it's already a full path

This would break backwards compatibility (cannot use stable version when 
trying new etc.) which we tried to avoid. We did a config upgrade with the 
large database update, but not since then.

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