[Digikam-users] unicode chars break xmp sidecars?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu May 15 21:58:58 BST 2014

I try to reproduce to dysfuntion here (Linux) and "Café appears fine
in sidecar file.

Sound like a dysfunction from Exiv2 which is delegate to write sidecar content.


Gilles Caulier

2014-05-15 22:02 GMT+02:00 Phil <philtuckey at free.fr>:
> Does anyone else see the following behaviour? If I assign a tag containing a
> (non-ascii) unicode character to an image, for example "café", digikam will
> write the tag to the image file perfectly well, but fails to write the xmp
> sidecar correctly. Only the first line of the sidecar is written:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> I am on OSX 10.9.2, digikam 3.5.0 (current macports).
> Thanks
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