Error "not possible to add a collection" with digiKam 5.7.0 in Win7-64

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at
Sat Oct 28 12:19:38 BST 2017

Problem is fixed with 5.8.0 pre-release windows installer. This due to
changes in Marble library which have been updated while 5.7.0 packaging to
a very recent version.

To test :

Gilles Caulier

2017-10-28 12:19 GMT+02:00 Hans Schmidts (WEB) <Hans.Schmidts at>:

> Same error with alternative syntax
> "\\.\D:\Backup\..."
> (other alternative syntax like "\\?\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Backup\..."
> and "\\.\Volume{b1a6d4c4-f117-11e4-a0c2-806e6f6e6963}\Backup\..." do not
> work), but successful with localhost:
> "\\localhost\d$\Backup\..."
> Is this a known bug, is there another workaround than using network share?
> I expect that access via network share is slower, and it's annoying, that
> path selected via folder select dialogue does not work.
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