[Digikam-users] Setup of OpenCV 2.4.9

Remco Viƫtor remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr
Sun Jul 6 19:22:55 BST 2014

On Sunday 06 July 2014 19:06:13 Gilles Caulier wrote:

> When you said, no trouble do you tried to use all options from Face 
Management ?
> Because a wrong setup of OpenCV can introduce crashes here. I just
> experienced a lots this situation with Windows installer, where i
> reduced OpenCV to minimal setup.
> In fact after to lost few days with this library, i can said that
> OpenCV is a big puzzle with a bad architecture. A wrong option can
> have a weird effect at run-time.
> So, packagers, please TAKE A CARE.
> I currently try to identify which OpenCV component is mandatory to run
> face management algorithms safety. It's long and fastidious : OpenCV
> has around 30 components optional at compilation time. It's really a
> mess.
> Gilles Caulier
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In that case, is it possible to completely eliminate the dependency on 
OpenCV (and losing the face management algorithms, of course)?

For me personally, the face recognition is not important, so if I can get a 
more stable Digikam without it, that would be nice.


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