[Digikam-users] Re: Any interests in Digikam 2.0 packages and digikam PPA?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 20:27:32 BST 2011

2011/4/13 Philip Johnsson <philip.johnsson at gmail.com>:
> New updated packages of Digikam 2.0 beta4 is now available on my
> kubuntu-backports PPA for Maverick. The packages are rebuilds to use OpenCV
> 2.2 instead of OpenCV 2.1. OpenCV is the backend for face detection and
> recognition. I'm not sure of any improvements with the update more than
> hopefully newer is better...  The updated version of OpenCV supports OpenEXR
> images how or if it matters in Digikam when it comes to this feature I'm not
> sure of.
> Make sure that you get the libcvaux2.2-data package installed too (you
> should get it installed automatically) as it's now the package that contain
> haarcascades that are used to make face detection and recognition. Without
> it nothing will happen if you try to run the face detection features in
> Digikam.
> Happy digikaming!
> /Philip

Hi Philip!

Is it possible for you to include the patch from
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=271651 into your packages so
Digikam 2 can use NFS and CIFS network share's again? Perhaps better
to just compile the package "off line" from your PPA so I can test

Thank you!

/ Jonas

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