[Digikam-devel] [digikam] [Bug 361339] New: Album auto-creation creates nameless subalbums and corrupts album hierarchy
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Bug ID: 361339
Summary: Album auto-creation creates nameless subalbums and
corrupts album hierarchy
Platform: Compiled Sources
Assignee: digikam-devel at kde.org
Reporter: kramski at web.de
I'm running 5.0.0beta5 (digikam-git r33955.9e7223e-1 from AUR) on Arch with a
Besides the wanted, correct date-based albums, importing new pictures with
"Auto-creation of albums" creates additional, nameless sub albums which seem to
contain duplicate pictures.
These "ghost albums" seem to have the same effective filesystem path as the
correct ones, so deleting them deletes the wanted subalbums and pictures as
Opening such an album in filemanger reveals empty trailing path components,
My albums reside on NFS, but the problem exists for local collections as well.
It is also independent of the camera used and of the actual date format (can
also be reproduced with the default ISO format).
As a workaround: How can I get rid of subalbums in the folder pane without
deleting the pictures as well? (Sorry if that's FAQ, I'm quite new to Digikam).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a collection from some existing folder hierarchy (see screenshot 1)
2. Import some new picture which will autocreate new date based subalbums (see
Additional, nameless subalbums will be created (see screenshot 3)
Only the wanted, date based subalbums should be created.
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