[Digikam-users] Shared collection

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Sat Jun 5 22:21:15 CEST 2010


> > - if you write tags etc. to the image files, one user can easily
> > overwrite the items set by the other user, who would then have
> > information in his database that is different from the actual
> > information in the files.
> 
> I see your problem and it is one. I have tested this and tag or
> caption changes don't get trough from one digikam user to another one.
> Even if you update the file timestamp on metadata change digikam of
> the other user will not update the metadata. I see this as a bug,
> isn't it?

If the two digikam instances run on the same session (DBus session bus) 
changes will be propagated.
Otherwise, they wont; by which means should they? It would require some small 
server between them. It's a feature not implemented.

Marcel


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