Using Network filestore in windows

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at
Fri Aug 12 19:36:38 BST 2016

2016-08-12 20:06 GMT+02:00 Ian McCarthy <idm.kde at>:

>  I'm sure I've read a comment somewhere about using network filestore in
> windows, but I can't find it, and seem to remember that there is a feature
> (problem).
> I have Digikam Version 5.1.0 on a upto date Windows 7 system. One of my
> picture library's is on another networked Windows 7 machine with a share -
> S: or  \\Machine_2\\Pictures\Phone
> My problem is that any new libraries which I place in S: are not seen by
> Digikam, and other than removing the library and re introducing it I do not
> know how to get Digikam to spot the new libraries.

When you setup the shared drive S:, did you see the correct path in setup
collection view ?

What do you see in debugview program when you setup S: ?

> Is it suppose to work and doesn't yet or is it never going to work?
> Is there a way of getting Digikam to relook for new libraries.
> As an aside this did work once of a day in version 4.

The digiKam Qt5 port with 5.x release can introduce regression of course.

Gilles Caulier
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