[Digikam-users] CR2 to JPG

Brian Morrison bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Fri Nov 28 23:34:07 GMT 2014

On Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:43:47 +0100
Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2014-11-28 21:41 GMT+01:00 Brian Morrison <bdm at fenrir.org.uk>:
> > On Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:22:57 +0100
> > Philip Johnsson <philip.johnsson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> You can't just update libraw to make it work with digikam. You also need to
> >> rebuild libkdcraw against it and then rebuild digikam against them both...
> >
> > Puzzling.
> >
> > If libraw has the same API and functions and libkdcraw is a wrapper then
> > surely it should simply pass calls to the underlying libraw.so
> > shouldn't it?
> it must. but don't forget the ABI (not API).

Yes, I knew what I wanted to type but put the wrong thing.

> The binary compatibility is not always respected.

I would expect it to be, but maybe some people haven't had the Linus
treatment about such things.

> At least libraw + libkdcraw must be recompiled. digiKam don't know
> libraw ABI so it can be not necessary to recompile it after libkdcraw.

Makes sense, so really it's only libkdcraw that makes the difference.
That's part of KDE rather than digiKam right?


Brian Morrison

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