[Digikam-users] "Install digiKam in your Home Directory"

Caulier Gilles caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Wed Nov 15 17:29:23 GMT 2006

Le Mercredi 15 Novembre 2006 18:13, Fabien a écrit :
> Ok, for the moment, I added a new entry in the FAQ about that :
> http://www.digikam.org/?q=node/177
> I'm trying to reproduce the bug to find a clean solution.
> It should be possible to prevent usage of old libs I hope.
> BTW, wouldn't it be possible in digikam to check exiv2 version and send
> a warning window at startup ?
> Gilles Caulier wrote:
> > Fabien,
> >
> > i have a lot of crash reports duing of dual installations of Exiv2
> > releases on computers. Only one Exiv2 instance must be installed on
> > computer. There is no binary compatibilty between old Exiv2 releases and
> > digiKam will be fragilized in this case.
> >
> > I recommend you to post this information somewhere in web site for users
> > wiho whant to compile digiKam and co. Thanks in advance

To detect both Exiv2 installation, no because digiKam is linked with Exiv2 
library and do not use the command line tool, but we can check the version of 
Exiv2 header file available using .configure script just before compilation.


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