[Digikam-users] Changing from sqlite to mysql

maderios maderios at gmail.com
Sun May 25 16:32:31 BST 2014

On 05/25/2014 04:52 PM, Dr. Martin Senftleben wrote:
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> Am 25.05.2014 14:57, schrieb maderios:
>> On 05/25/2014 08:11 AM, Dr. Martin Senftleben wrote: Hi You may
>> use Mysql but it's considered as experimental. Mysql works for me
>> with xmp tags. Be careful, experiment first in a special
>> account/user only used for testing. If you dot it, always sync from
>> images tags to database and never from database to images (you may
>> loose yours tags). If it doesn't work, you can return to sqlite.
> Testing with an environment that is similar to the existing one would
> require another hard disk drive, which is not feasible at the moment.
It depends on your system.
On a linux or bsd system, you just have to create an other user on your 
system and launch DK-4.0. You don't need another hd or partition.

> Testing with just a few images wouldn't be helpful in my view, since
> it's important to know if problems occur when handling some 250.000 or
> so images.
You may copy only 2000 files or 4000 files and experiment with it. It's 
sufficient to see if a problem occurs.


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