[Digikam-users] configuration location

Simon Frei freisim93 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 13:39:04 BST 2016

Actually never mind about the standard location. I did not notice that 
all files except digikamrc (e.g. digikam_tagsmanagerrc) were not 
modified in a long time and thus probably no longer used in digikam5. 
For a single file there is no reason for a ~/.config/digikam directory.

On 19/07/16 14:33, Simon Frei wrote:
> When trying to setup digikam5 for production I looked at config and 
> database location. Database location is covered by digikam's 
> manpage/help message, but not the configuration. I remember it was 
> possible to set it in an earlier version, possibly by "--config 
> <path>". From a look at the parser in the code this does not seem to 
> be supported anymore. Could this be reintroduced?
> Is there a reason config files are by standard in ~/.config/ and not 
> in ~/.config/digikam/? The latter would be much more neat.
> And in general the help message/manpage is very minimal. As there is 
> no recent documentation for digikam, some information like standard 
> configuration location should be given in the manpage or help message. 
> If you can point me to the relevant code sections I could try to come 
> up with something.
> On a side note: Digikam5 still creates an sqlite database called 
> "digikam4.db". Is this because the schema is version 4 or was it just 
> forgotten to be updated to "digikam5.db"?
> Cheers,
> Simon

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