[Digikam-users] EXIF and RAW

Caulier Gilles caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Tue Oct 31 18:44:51 GMT 2006

Le Mardi 31 Octobre 2006 19:09, Paul Waldo a écrit :
> Hi all,
> I am using an older version of Digikam, version 0.8.2-rc1, as package with
> my Kubuntu distribution.  I have two questions:
> - Is there any way to coerce digikam to read the EXIF information for the
> RAW files?  I have compiled the latest version of exiv2 and have that
> available, but no luck reading the EXIF with digikam.  I would prefer to
> hold off until the next release of Kubuntu to get a later version of
> digikam, so as to not have to try to compile digikam...

no way, sorry... This is releavant of old  libexif witch cannot read Exif from 

digiKam 0.9.0 use exiv2 library now instead libexif.

> - When importing images from my CF card, only *.CRW files get transferred.
> None of the *.THM files generated by the camera get transferred.  Since
> these files are generated by the camera, I think of them as part of the
> "digital negative".  Are they not needed for anything?

These problems have been fixed in digiKam 0.9.0


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