[Digikam-devel] SQLite broken in git

Francesco Riosa francesco at pnpitalia.it
Sun Sep 11 23:21:25 BST 2011

On 09/09/11 19:15, Francesco Riosa wrote:
> 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.

forget about this, pandora box has already been opened.

> 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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