[Digikam-users] Cannot save in folders created by digikam

Gandalf Lechner gandalf.lechner at univie.ac.at
Sun Jun 14 12:55:17 CEST 2009

Hi list,

I have the following strange problem with saving images in digikam (fresh svn 
checkout) after editing them.

It seems saving will always fail if I try to save in a folder created by 
digikam, for example in a folder created by importing from a memory card or an 
album created within digikam. Upon saving I receive an error message similar 
to "Failed overwriting original file" (I'm guessing the english version from 
the german translation here), and so I'm forced to discard the changes I made 
to the image.
However, if I create a folder from outside of digikam, say from the command 
line or with dolphin, and work in such a folder, I can save my edited images 
without problems. I tried with exactly the same file and I can save it in the 
album created from outside but not in the one created by digikam. Read/write 
permissions seem to be fine though. To make things even more complicated, I 
realized that - sometimes - I also cannot save in a folder created manually if 
it is a subfolder of a folder created by digikam.

I really don't understand what's going on here. Can someone confirm this 
problem or is it a known bug?


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