[digiKam-users] Face Tags Problem

Mick Sulley mick at sulley.info
Thu Oct 17 09:42:53 BST 2019

I've been using the latest appimage for quite a while, previously from 
the repository.  As I said I don't know when this occurred so 
unfortunately I cannot tell which version I was running then.

On 17/10/2019 02:11, Andrey Goreev wrote:
> Are you using the latest appimage or the version from Mint repository?
> Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Mick Sulley <mick at sulley.info>
> Date: 2019-10-16 12:46 p.m. (GMT-07:00)
> To: DigiKam <digikam-users at kde.org>
> Subject: [digiKam-users] Face Tags Problem
> I have a bunch of 68 pictures with a face tag problem.  The last picture
> (they are all named  with date/time) has 6 face tags which are correct,
> but the previous 67 pictures all have the same face tags in exactly the
> same positions.  These pictures were taken on the same day in September
> 2016 and would have been tagged shortly after.  Just looking at the
> pictures I would have tagged all of them, so whatever the problem is has
> erased the original tags and copied the tags from pic 68 to the 
> previous 67.
> What can cause this?  I use only Digikam for tagging, nothing else.  I
> cannot be certain which version I was running at the time but I
> generally upgrade to a new release shortly after it is announced as a
> stable release.  I also don't know when the problem occurred, just
> happened to notice it today.
> I am running on Linux Mint 64 bit.  I have it set to write to sidecar 
> files.
> If I open the .xmp file I can see the names of the people which display
> in the incorrect tags, but I can also see the names of the people who
> are actually in the picture but their tags do not appear, so I must have
> tagged them and it was recorded.
> Has anyone else seen this behaviour?  Any idea what could cause it?  Is
> it possible to recover from it?
> Thanks
> Mick
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