[Digikam-users] Write metadata to images sits at 99% forever

David Vincent-Jones davidvj at frontier.com
Sat Sep 24 22:08:55 BST 2011

If an image is generated from another editor and saved into the DK
database it appears only as a generic blank. Then one can use the
Image>WriteMetadata to bring the thumbnail correctly into place.

That is my use.


On Sat, 2011-09-24 at 16:47 -0400, Bruno Leon wrote:
> Hi,
> since I upgrade to Digikam 2.1.1, I no longer manage to use the function 
> "Write metadata to images".
> Actually, when I click on it Digikam launches the process but it never ends.
> I hangs at 99%, but I think I does not touch my picture files at all.
> I doubled checked directly with exiv2 -pa and indeed metadata are not 
> updated at all.
> Is this a known bug, I didn't find anything like that on the net.
> I also tried a fresh install an I'm able to reproduce it all the time.
> Launching digikam from command line does not provide any error message 
> either.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated

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