[digiKam-users] Known problems under macOS 11?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 15:34:28 GMT 2020


See also the bugzilla entry here :



Gilles Caulier

Le mar. 17 nov. 2020 à 10:16, Peter Teuben <teuben at gmail.com> a écrit :
> there was a lot of discussion in the media (e.g. slashdot) about macOS11
> needing to certify the app, and long delays with that. I don't know how
> apple is going to solve this if you are in an airplane with no network.
> But what about the certification. If I have my own code, compile it, can
> i just run it? Or do I need to be registered as a valid developer with
> some app key? So far i've been able to compile my own stuff, you usually
> get some warning to click on the OK button if you allow this app to run.
> Your particular problem seems different, as there is just a black screen
> followed by a crash.    If you move the databases to a backup directory,
> and so to say start from scratch, is there the same behavior?  No splash
> screen either?
> On 11/17/20 10:00 AM, Manuel Bock wrote:
> > Hi digiKam users and developers,
> >
> > I am having problems with starting digiKam on my Mac after upgrading to macOS Big Sur. Since searches do not show any reports of this problem so far, I wonder, if this is a known issue or if I have to look for problems specific to my machine or setup, rather not related to this upgrade?
> >
> > Background info:
> > - macOS 11.0.1
> > - digiKam 7.1
> > Behaviour:
> > No visible activity on screen after starting the app. In the activity monitor of macOS there is one digikam process running on one core with close to 100% cpu time, the error counter ist staidly increasing, the open files show just libraries and the database, but no open image files,  and after a rather looooong period, the macOS error message occurs, digiKam was terminated unexpectedly.
> >
> > A reinstall does not change anything at all.
> >
> > Is anybody out there having the same issues after upgrading to Big Sur? Or are there any hints on were to start digging for specific issues on my machine?
> >
> > regards
> > Manuel

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