[Digikam-devel] SQLite broken in git

Francesco Riosa francesco at pnpitalia.it
Fri Sep 9 18:15:57 BST 2011

On 09/09/11 19:05, Marcel Wiesweg wrote:
>> 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.

what about now store the file path/name for the possibility in a far 
future to remove it? No hurry, just opening a possibility.

The config setting are already changing (and I've avoided to remove old 
ones on purpose after reading comments in the source code)

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