[Digikam-users] Digikam startup hangs

Thomas Hummel hummel at pasteur.fr
Wed Jan 9 14:24:16 CET 2008

On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 10:40:48AM +0100, Gilles Caulier wrote:

> not directly, but digiKam use KDirWatch  to handle change of directories
> contents to update automatically database information about image files and
> albums from root collection directory.
> If you look at KDirWatch class doc :
> http://api.kde.org/3.5-api/kdelibs-apidocs/kio/kio/html/classKDirWatch.html
> ...you can read KDirWatch use :
> "The implementation uses the FAM service when available; if FAM is not
> available, the DNOTIFY functionality is used on LINUX. As a last resort, a
> regular polling for change of modification times is done; the polling
> interval is a global config option: DirWatch/PollInterval and
> DirWatch/NFSPollInterval for NFS mounted directories."

Actually, FAM is provided by gamin on my system. What's weird is (I can
reproduce it), I can launch and quit (immediatly) digikam twice. Then, the
third time, the hang problem occur...

Thomas Hummel

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