[Digikam-users] Long database sync

Henrique Santos Fernandes sf.rique at gmail.com
Sun May 10 22:42:52 BST 2015


I think database sync means that you will sync the metadata inyour database
to your files..

So it is going trought all you pictures and writing the data in it.
Thats maybe why that much disk activity.

But i am not sure about it.

hope that helps!

Em sáb, 9 de mai de 2015 às 15:52, Noeck <noeck.marburg at gmx.de> escreveu:

> Hi,
> I did Extras > Management… (Extras > Wartung… in German) in my digikam
> 4.9 installation from the ppa. And then I did a database sync from the
> files to the database.
> It takes hours (after 4h it currently reached 14%) and it shows a high
> disk write rate: 14MB/s. Why does it write so much and where? The
> database size does not change much (in those 4 hours it has grown by
> 1MB) and the image files do not seem to be touched (as expected when
> doing a sync files->database). If it just changes the database contents
> with 14MB/s, couldn't it do that in memory and then dump the result into
> the file only once?
> So where does it write to with 14MB/s?
> Thanks for clarification,
> Joram
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