[Digikam-users] Re: Failure to upgrade 1.4 to 1.5

John B. Egger jbe9 at cornell.edu
Sun Dec 5 19:36:17 GMT 2010

On 12/05/2010 02:07 PM, Marcel Wiesweg wrote:
> Please note that there is no database upgrade from 1.4 to 1.5. Something else 
> must have gone wrong.
> The command "PRAGMA integrity_check;" can check for db file corruption (but 
> not repair...)
>> Is there any efficient way to get back the lost captions and tags? I
>> opened the bad "digikam4.db" (the one I'd removed from the Album folder)
>> using Kwrite, found the captions' text, and copy-paste'd them to a new
>> text file, but I'd hate to have to do that with more than that
>> particular album's 25 photographs.
> The sqlite3 tool is able to dump a table into a text format (.dump <TABLE>). 
> You can also chain it: 
> echo .dump ImageTags | sqlite3 digikam4.db.broken | sqlite digikam4.db-new
> would for example copy the ImageTags table.
> Marcel
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Thanks very much, Marcel. Obviously I'm new to Digikam and appreciate
any comments or suggestions.

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