[digiKam-users] Standard work flow for using database portably?

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 19:32:36 BST 2020

At the moment there is no solution in the digiKam GUI. There is a "hidden" 
solution. Since you are already working with the SQLiteBroser, you can add 
multiple network collection paths with "?" append. If the first path is not 
found, digiKam tries the second path, etc.



Am Dienstag, 29. September 2020, 02:05:07 CEST schrieb Mark S. (DK):
> Sorry if this is a repeat -- the last time it accidentally became part
> of a different thread.
> I tried searching this online, but I kept ending up with conversations
> from 2012.
> I have a digikam database that I sometimes connect on a Linux machine,
> and sometimes on a Windows machine. Obviously the paths to these two
> different systems are very different. The relative relation between the
> "collection" and the albums stays the same.
> What is the standard method for operating between two systems? So far,
> all I can find is that I have to use the sqlite browser and manually
> change paths. Yet this method doesn't seem to be officially
> acknowledged.
> Is there a better way when you sometimes need to work on one system, and
> sometimes on another?
> Thank you!

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