[Digikam-users] Canon S2

Renchi Raju renchi.raju at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 08:04:04 BST 2005

Peter Lord wrote:
> Peter Lord wrote:
>>Hi All,
>>I've just upgraded from a Canon S10 to an S2is.... nice camera :-). 
>>I've found it works well with digikam 0.7.3 (the lastest for gentoo
>>I have notice, though, that the image download doesn't spot new images
>>and that the auto download directory seems to be Jan 1970... I'm using
>>gphoto2 2.1.6 BTW.
> Ah ... I had digikam running with an older gphoto2 lib and then
> upgraded.  I had to remove the camera from digikam and allowing it to
> auto detect.  Now the camera is showing up as an S2 and, secondly, the
> dowload to a sensible directory appears to be well :-)
> However, digikam still doesn't seem to spot new images.
> I'm wondering if this is to do with the fact that I have lots of old
> photos from my old camera, and I have duplicate filenames between the
> two cameras ...
> Does digikam detect new pictures by filename ?

is libgphoto2 compiled with libexif support? the newer camera models 
(including s2) use the ptp2 driver, if i remember correctly and these
need to have libexif support to correctly provide a 
downloaded/not-downloaded status (which decides whether a file is new or 
not) and also the file date.


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