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

Chris Dennis cgdennis at btinternet.com
Tue Nov 1 18:44:41 GMT 2011

On 11/01/2011 01:23 PM, Chris Dennis wrote:
> On 11/01/2011 01:03 PM, Philip Johnsson wrote:
>> 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.
> No, that's not the problem. The camera and lens IDs from the EXIF data
> are picked up correctly.
> The problem is that digikam/lensfun is not reading all of the .xml files
> in the /usr/share/apps/digikam/lensfun/ directory. It reads
> slr-samsung.xml and a few others, and it all works if I copy the data
> for my camera and lens from slr-canon.xml to slr-samsung.xml.

I think my computer is trying to make me look stupid.

Today, it all works perfectly.  Don't ask me why.

Apologies for the confusion, and thank you to all who replied.


Chris Dennis                                  cgdennis at btinternet.com
Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK

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