[Digikam-users] IPTC usage

Gerhard Kulzer gerhard at kulzer.net
Fri Aug 17 11:16:20 BST 2007

Am Friday 17 August 2007 schrieb Daniel Bauer:
> On Freitag, 17. August 2007, Gerhard Kulzer wrote:
> > You need the kipi-plugins installed, then you find the editor under
> > the 'Images' menu.
> Gerhard, I missed this metadata editor since a long time, and just now I
> found out, that my 0.9.3svn-install obviously doesn't use the
> svn-downloaded kipi-plugins but instead those that are installed by
> openSuse-rpms (0.9.2).

When you launch digikam-0.9.3svn, does env know that the kdelib is 
$HOME/digikamSVN? Otherwise it will look in the stander place and find Suse.

> For my svn-version I use the scripts from digikam website ("Install digiKam
> in your Home Directory"). kipiplugin_metadataedit.la and
> kipiplugin_metadataedit.so are in my /home/daniel/digikamSVN/lib/kde3 and
> are up-to-date - just that 0.9.3svn ignores them.
> How can I make my svn version use the latest kipi-plugins?
> Daniel

You can compile it quite like digikam (look at 
http://www.digikam.org/?q=download/svn, but checkout 
from .../home/kde/branches/extragear/kde3/libs instead of trunk). But before 
compiling the kipis you need to compile libdcraw, then libkexiv2, in that 

Hakuna matata
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