[Digikam-users] Re : Re: 2 problems tagging multiple images

Phil philtuckey at free.fr
Wed May 21 16:57:17 BST 2014

On 21/05/14 14:37, maderios wrote:
> On 05/20/2014 10:32 PM, Phil wrote:
>> On 20/05/14 18:56, maderios wrote:
>>> On 05/20/2014 06:43 PM, philtuckey at free.fr wrote:
>>>> 4.1.0 is what the current source from git calls itself, I.e. it's the
>>>> development version.
>>>> Can you try with 4.0.0?
>>>> Best Philip
>>> Hi
>>> OK...
>>> Tagging (only XMP) with DK 4.0 (Debian Sid) works for me *now*.
>>> I hate Sqlite (so slow). I succeeded to use this DK version with Mysql
>>> (external DB): much faster.
>>> I have to test more...
>> Just to be clear, I haven't noticed any problems with dk managing its
>> own database, only with writing metadata to xmp sidecars or to the image
>> files themselves (which by the way I guess is slower than writing the
>> database).
> Conditions: I only use xmp keywords tags. Debian Jessie/testing system +
> Digikam-4.0.0-1 Sid packages
> No any problem with writing/updating metadata to images and xmp sidecars.

Thanks for looking.
How do you force dk to only write xmp metadata? When I add a tag to an 
image, dk writes it to 5 metadata fields, 4 of which are xmp but also 
the IPTC Keywords field. Dk also writes various housekeeping information 
to other IPTC fields.

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