[Digikam-users] Filesystem lost images - can digiKam report which ones?
kyle.altendorf at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 12:00:10 BST 2012
On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Ben Staude <sben1783 at yahoo.de> wrote:
> Hi kyle,
> did you start DigiKam since you lost the images? If yes, do you have a recent
> backup of its database?
Backup? Hah! You're funny. :] Though the fact that I haven't been
backing up for quite awhile is not so particularly funny. :[
> One possible route to go would be some perl (or the
> like) script to "loop through all "Images" entries in digikams database and
> check if the file exists in the filesystem".
I was hoping digiKam had such a feature built-in. I feel like I
remember it from a few years back, but that's probably just wishful
thinking. If I do write such a script I'll be sure to share it here.
> If you already did start digikam, the image data (name, file size etc) should
> still be there, but the paths might be lost. And you might not be able to
> decide whether a file is lost or has been deleted intentionally some day in
> the past.
For the most part I mark with one star rather than deleting, so that
could make this a touch easier.
Thanks for the reply and suggestions.
> Am Freitag 31 August 2012 schrieb Kyle Altendorf:
>> Hi All,
>> I messed up and let Linux boot with Windows in hibernate... well, I
>> don't know 100% that's why but it's my best suspect. The symptom is
>> missing images. What I am curious about is if digiKam can tell me
>> which ones it expects to find but are not actually there any more.
>> Any help would be appreciated.
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