digikam 5.1.0 start-up hanging on OSX

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 18:19:03 BST 2016

typically no. It compiled with backward compatibility set to 10.8.

Here i tested with VM under older OSX version, and it do not crash or

Tip : create a new account and init digiKam with a fresh collection to see
if problem is reproducible. Perhaps it's a problem with older 4.x settings
(we have already a report about).

Gilles Caulier

2016-08-19 18:12 GMT+02:00 Pingu-Mann-Zɔro <pingumann0 at gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
> I'm a newbie on this list.
> I installed a new version of digikam (was 4.1.0, now 5.1.0) on my OSX OS.
> Starting for the first time, a pop-up message came which said "Scanning
> collections, please wait ..." and then "Preparing collection scan ...",
> where it hangs indefinitely.
> Sometimes it just crashes at start-up.
> Is there a problem with digikam 5.1.0 and OSX 10.11.6?
> Regards,
> PinguMann
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