[Digikam-users] lots of photos and startup time

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Wed Aug 12 18:23:05 BST 2009

> I guess the best would be to have album scanning in its own thread, so that
> scanning can be started while DigikamApp() is running through.
> Is this possible? Can we run this in a separate thread?

AlbumManager is not thread-safe.
But I suspect the real problem is adding the KDirWatches? Is it faster 
removing line 1050,
      d->dirWatch->addDir(location.albumRootPath(), KDirWatch::WatchSubDirs);

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