[Digikam-users] Read/Write to sidecar files is grayed out (Digikam 2.6.0 on Gentoo)
caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 07:06:03 BST 2012
I remember i problem in libkexiv2 KDE interface about how to manage
XMP flage with KExiv2::XMPSupport() method. Update libkexiv2 and all
will be fine...
2012/10/1 Carlos Barahona <cbarahonae at gmail.com>:
> Thanks for your answer.
> I don't know if you are used to Gentoo Portage, but I have the XMP USE flag
> defined in make.conf, so anything should compile with XMP support.
> Anyway, I have recompiled exiv2, just in case this flag wasn't active when
> exiv2 was installed. In the log I can see something like 'XMP support
> ....... YES'.
> Still no luck. Then, I have recompiled digikam... no luck.
> I have tested the command 'exiv2 -eX image.CR2' , and an XMP file is created
> for that image... so I guess exiv2 is compiled with XMP support, isn't it?
> (I have also posted the question to the Gentoo forum as I know this could be
> someting related to some Gentoo configuration, as I am new to this system...
> but no luck either...)
> 2012/9/30 Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com>
>> As usual, look into source code to see the reason :
>> Your Exiv2 shared library is not compiled with XMP support (it's
>> Gilles Caulier
>> 2012/9/30 Carlos <cbarahonae at gmail.com>:
>> > I have installed Digikam 2.6.0 on a Gentoo system using Portage.
>> > Everything seems ok, except that the options 'Read from sidecar files'
>> > and 'Write to sidecar files' appear grayed out so I can't enable them.
>> > Also, when I activate metadata info for an image (using the metadata
>> > button on
>> > the right side bar), I can see tabs for Exif, Makernotes and IPTC info,
>> > but the
>> > tab for XMP info does not appear.
>> > Any clue what could be the cause?
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