[Digikam-users] database upgrade, was: DK 2.6: tags sqlite --> jpg (no go)

maderios maderios at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 17:19:44 BST 2014

On 07/07/2014 11:32 PM, Boudewijn Kranendonk wrote:
> On Monday 07 July 2014 17:25:48 maderios wrote:
>> On 07/06/2014 12:03 PM, Boudewijn Kranendonk wrote:
>>> Digikam 4 has troubles reading the 2.6 database. I hoped that
>>> "Settings/Database migration" would help me out, but it can't read the
>>> 2.6 database either.
>>> Any suggestion? Is an db-upgrade-script available?
>> I had the same problem, I solved it this way:
>> First, I run DK 2.6 (sqlite) with only xmp sidecars read/write tags (no
>> exif, no iptc tags)
>> Then I installed DK 4.0 and I sync from images metadata to new database
>> (sqlite).
>> It works
> Hi Maderios,
> Thanks, I haven't tried the sidecars yet. I will try something in that spirit.
> Did you write metadata to exif/iptc later on? That is my goal: I like to use
> the jpg-versions of the photos as "sidecars" to the raw images.

I  only use xmp sidecars read/write tags metadata


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