[digiKam-users] Face-tagging corrupts some pictures

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 19:49:48 BST 2018

2018-09-26 19:37 GMT+02:00 Julien Coubronne <julien at coubronne.net>:

> Hello,
> I just tried to use the feature "face recognition".
> After a long analysis of a folder, I started to tag the faces identified.
> During this process, several pictures were corrupted (not all). The
> corrupted pictures show up (as thumbnails) in the view, but their
> properties show "0B" (both in Digikam and Dolphin), and I cannot open the
> pictures.
> Is this a known bug ?

Not at all.

Sound like an Exiv2 issue which write metadata in image. The face region is
recorded in XMP.

Which Exiv2 version do you use. Look in Help/Components Info for details.

Also, which kind of image ? JPEG ?

Can you provide a sample file, before and after the corruption ?

Gilles Caulier
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