[Digikam-users] undo/redo in editor is not working in digikam 3.4

Jean-Fran├žois Rabasse jf at e-artefact.eu
Sun Sep 22 13:57:21 BST 2013



On Sun, 22 Sep 2013, Gilles Caulier wrote:

> digiKam do not ask to use /var. We delegate all to KTempDir from
> KDELibs which ask to system temporary free space. This is not perfect
> but it work on all tux/WinOSX.
>
> A perfect solution will be to add a settings dedicated to use a
> specific local hard drive (a SSD of course) to store temp file. This
> typically settings must be shared with kipi-plugins to be homogeneous.

Gilles,

You can do that, here and now.
KTempDir uses a default temporary path which is defined as :
  $KDEHOME/tmp-$HOST/...

Default KDEHOME is somehing like $HOME/.kde4 and in this directory
there's tmp-$HOST. It's a symbolic link pointing - by default -
to /tmp/kde-$USER
But you can change this link definition to point to anywhere you wish.
So, all KDE based applications, and Kipi plugins and others, are expected
to honour this.

And if you wish fast access, it can a be a SSD of course, but it can
be RAM, faster than SSD.
(My $KDEHOME/tmp-$HOST points to /dev/shm/kde-$USER
Of course, when using /dev/shm, temporary files will vanish at computer
power off.)

Regards,
Jean-Fran├žois


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