[Digikam-users] Lensfun -- most cameras and lenses missing

Photonoxx photonoxx at free.fr
Tue Nov 1 18:07:08 GMT 2011

Just to say, personally I don't have matter with lens... I see a lot of  
lens (include Canon), I just send a message which said the matter doesn't  
seem to come from Digikam 2.2 since there's no matter with it on Opensuse.
Le Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:03:13 +0100, Philip Johnsson  
<philip.johnsson at gmail.com> a écrit:

> It's more likely that you use a lens that's not in the exiv2 database.  
> Can
> be that you got a new batch of the lens that have a new ID that exiv2
> doesn't recognizes. Check which lens ID the exiv2 tool show you from
> command line. Is OpenSuse using the latest exiv2 0.22? It contains the
> latest lens database.
> If that doesn't work make a bug report to the exiv2 team with an example
> image that have meta data in the image with the unsupported lens ID. I  
> did
> so recently with my Tamron 17-50/2.8 with Nikon mount that was in a new
> batch.
> /Philip
> On Nov 1, 2011 8:44 AM, "Photonoxx" <photonoxx at free.fr> wrote:
>> I just make the a test, I'm on Opensuse 11.04 and KDE47 stable  
>> repository
>> and things seems to be ok here. My main lens still not here (sigma  
>> 17-70mm)
>> but it's due to the fact it is not here I think, since I see a various
>> manufacturer and lens references (included Canon's ones).
>> Could be the matter in the packaging ?
>> Le Mon, 31 Oct 2011 23:10:37 +0100, Chris Dennis  
>> <cgdennis at btinternet.com>
>> a écrit:
>>  On 10/31/2011 09:41 PM, Gilles Caulier wrote:
>>>> 2011/10/31 Chris Dennis<cgdennis at btinternet.com**>:
>>>>> Hello Digikam people
>>>>> I've just installed Digikam on a new installation of ArchLinux.
>>>>> Everything
>>>>> is pretty much up to date -- Digikam is 2.2.0.
>>>>> Most of it works well, but the Lens Auto-Correction screen only  
>>>>> lists a
>>>>> few
>>>>> cameras and lenses, nowhere near the whole list that I can see in the
>>>>> Lensfun xml files.  Strangely, the first time I try to use lens
>>>>> auto-correction, only Samsung cameras are listed; the second time, I  
>>>>> see
>>>>> Fujifilm, Kodak, and Nikon too; with further attempts, no more  
>>>>> cameras
>>>>> appear.  Which is a pity, because my camera is a Canon.
>>>>> On the console, I can see these error messages:
>>>>> digikam(976)/digikam (core) Digikam::DimgInterface::**getImg:  
>>>>> d->image
>>>>> is NULL
>>>>> digikam(976)/digikam (core): ERROR: LensFun Interface Lens device is
>>>>> null.
>>>>> Googling on those hasn't turned up anything useful.
>>>>> It may be that I've got some libraries missing from ArchLinux.
>>>> No. lensfun (last code), is included in digiKam core. And yes, more
>>>> lens need to be added.
>>> Thanks for your reply, but I can see that  
>>> /usr/share/apps/digikam/**lensfun/
>>> contains a big range of camera and lens definitions; slr-canon.xml  
>>> contains
>>> my camera and my lens.  But only a few of those definitions show up in
>>> digikam.
>>> I know that digikam is using those files, because changes I make in the
>>> Samsung file show up in digikam.
>>> Aha!  That suggests a work-around.  If I copy the Canon camera and lens
>>> definitions that I need into the Samsung file, they show up and are
>>> automatically selected in digikam!  So now I can make progress and  
>>> apply
>>> corrections to my photos.
>>> There's a bug in there somewhere though.
>>> cheers
>>> Chris
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