[Digikam-devel] [Bug 311295] Digikam not detecting my OLYMPUS M.14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R lens

urcindalo at gmail.com urcindalo at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 12:19:56 GMT 2012


--- Comment #4 from urcindalo at gmail.com ---
Created attachment 75679
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installed lensfun file describing my lens

(In reply to comment #3)
> digiKAm use LensFun library in background to handle lens properties. This
> report must be moved to Lensfun project... We don't touch lensfun code, we
> use it only.

First of all, let me express how grateful I am for such a stunning software
digikam is.

Secondly, I don't want to argue, just to learn. Should I infer from your words
both Darktable and Rawstudio touch the lensfun code? That's the only
explanation I can think of for the fact those programs can detect my lens using
lensfun but digikam can not. I find it strange.

I'm no programmer, but if digikam reads the exif tags and there is one of them
labelled "Lens Model" which says "OLYMPUS M.14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R", and this
same entry is found in the /usr/share/lensfun/mil-olympus.xml attached file
from my lensfun-0.2.6 installation, why is it that digikam can't find the lens
description just by using the lensfun installation?

I would like you to clarify the issue before going to the lensfun site to file
a bug against it, because I'm not completely convinced right now this is the

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