[Digikam-users] Digikam looses tags

Wolfgang Mader Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de
Mon Oct 7 22:41:54 BST 2013

Also, some images are not shown if I filter for images w/o tags (->Digikam 
thinks they have a tag), but there is no tag shown, and I can not remove any 
using the context menu of the image.

On Monday, October 07, 2013 11:30:26 PM Wolfgang Mader wrote:
> Hi again,
> In the database digikam, the table Tags lists some but not all names of
> people, which used to be sub-tags of the standard tag People. I can show
> them when connecting to the database via sql command line. The strange
> thing is, that the tag People which up to now was always auto-created by
> Digikam is missing.
> Those remaining tags have no icon 'Null' instead of a '0' which I guess
> indicates the standard icon, and they are not visible in Digikam. Pictures
> which used to be tagged by those tags simply have not tag any more, and if I
> filter the tag list, I end up with an empty one.
> Letting Digikam search the collection for faces does not return a single on,
> and again, not even the standard tag 'Peoples' is created. The list of tags
> is just empty.
> Does anyone has an idea what is going on here. Is there any kind of
> incompatibility between the tag database in Digikam 3.3 and 3.4? What should
> I do to get my database back in a state I can trust it?
> I can re-tag all images, but if I do so, I would prefer to know, how I
> trashed my tags to not have to do it again.
> Thank you for your help.
> Best,
> Wolfgang
> P.s.: I moved all my tag into one folder. If I get images from s.o. which
> are tagged already, I want to keep those tags separated from mine. Might
> this be an issue for Digikam?
> On Monday, October 07, 2013 04:37:41 PM Wolfgang Mader wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > this is Digikam 3.4 on Arch Linux. My collection keeps loosing tags. First
> > I thought it I might be mistaken, but now I am sure, all tags on people
> > are missing. This includes face tags and normal tags. This is the first
> > time I start up Digikam 3.4, since it only landed this morning in Arch
> > Linux repos. I had the feeling that even Digikam 3.3 was loosing tags,
> > but there I am not sure.
> > 
> > I am using a mysql database running on a server. Files are also stored
> > remote. Nothing suspicious is going on on the server.
> > 
> > Please excuse that I have not done a lot of research on the matter. But I
> > am pretty concerned about this, and hence wanted to get this out early.
> > Perhaps s.o. has a suggestion for me.
> > 
> > Best,
> > Wolfgang
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