[digiKam-users] digiKam for windows improvements...

frederic chaume frederic.chaume at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 17:20:35 BST 2018

Hi Gilles

yes, thanks to Maik,  I saw the commit messages in the ticket. let me 
know when the pakage will be ready for test:-)

I have created the following ticket : 



Le 02/09/2018 à 18:45, Gilles Caulier a écrit :
> Maik has already make a patch with a generic class to create 
> webservice tool instances in a wrapper dedicated to check if tool have 
> already call previously an restore it as well. The tools will run in 
> background. Flickr export is the first one to be patched :
> https://cgit.kde.org/digikam.git/commit/?id=c9033851a8fce90935bb746d5a0f70ef5ec0c9b0
> Another point that we talk in French previously, and where i totally 
> agree : the entry menu to change application language has nothing to 
> do in Help main menu by in the Settings menu. You are not alone to 
> report this problem in the past.
> I take a look how this behavior is implemented in KXmlGui KF5 
> framework from KDE and the bad new is that i cannot re-route the menu 
> action in client application. A lots of stuff are hard coded in 
> private in the framework component.
> So the only solution is to create a bugzilla file in framework-kxmlgui 
> section. The contents must be generic as this framework is common to 
> all KDE applications. Run Dolphin, Konsole, etc : the menu entry is in 
> the Help section everywhere.
> The list of current bugzilla files are there :
> https://bugs.kde.org/buglist.cgi?list_id=1541693&product=frameworks-kxmlgui
> Gilles
> 2018-09-02 18:32 GMT+02:00 frederic chaume <frederic.chaume at gmail.com 
> <mailto:frederic.chaume at gmail.com>>:
>     Le 02/09/2018 à 12:24, Gilles Caulier a écrit :
>>     2018-09-02 9:24 GMT+02:00 frederic chaume
>>     <frederic.chaume at gmail.com <mailto:frederic.chaume at gmail.com>>:
>>         Hi Gilles
>>         Good news, will test it.
>>         just would like to know when the problem I reported on DK6.0
>>         will be fixed:
>>         https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=397972
>>         <https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=397972>
>>         this is from my point of view a regression compare to DK5.9,
>>         as I cannot wait hours before the completion of the flick
>>         export ( thanks to the performance of my network :-( )
>>     I will working on this next week. I hope to complete the job for
>>     next week end.
>     thanks
>     once you will have a version available, I will test it
>>         I'm also wondering if I will be able to go back to DK5.9. I
>>         did it with the early beta version of DK6 but also understood
>>         this wasn't recommended because of modification of DB (new DB
>>         for similarity that I'm not using for the time being)
>>     If you have a DB backup done before to test 6.0.0, yes, no
>>     problem. Else, 6.0.0 DB and 5.9.0 will not be fully compatible.
>>     Trying to run 5.9.0 with a DB from 6.0.0 will introduce some
>>     dysfunctions.
>     I have made effectively a backup, but didn't use it when switching
>     between version 5.9 and 6.0 for the time being. I didn't notice
>     any error so far but as said I'm not using similarity.
>     but I will follow your advice and will reuse the 5.9 DB when going
>     back to previous version
>>     Gilles Caulier

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