[digiKam-users] Big Problems with Digikam 7.x with MacOS Big Sur

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 17:31:21 BST 2021


This kind of dysfunction can be relevant of the new relocatable bundle for
MacOS. I suspect a missing dylib not included while packaging.

Please report this problem in digiKam bugzilla with all details listed
previously. I will investigate later before the next 7.4.0 release.

Thanks in advance

Gilles Caulier

Le lun. 4 oct. 2021 à 15:17, Bryan Walton (digikam) <bkw.21276 at 70mpg.org> a
écrit :

> This weekend, I replaced our computer that was previously running MacOS
> Catalina with a computer running MacOS Big Sur.  I encountered numerous
> issues with Digikam 7.x on this new computer.  (Previously, I was
> running Digikam 7.x on the Catalina computer without any problems.)
> But, on Big Sur:
> 1. On Digikam 7.2-7.3, the camera list is empty.  And auto-detect
> doesn't work.  (obviously 7.0 and 7.1 don't work on Big Sur, so didn't
> try those.)
> 2. To add a generic USB PTP Class Camera, I had to manually add it.  But
> it still doesn't work.  In fact, when I try to do an import of images
> from my android phone set to PTP mode, Digikam immediately crashes.
> Fortunately, and perhaps oddly, Digikam 6.4 works very well on Big Sur.
> None of the above issues are problematic on 6.4.  I was able to select
> the USB PTP Class Camera from the camera list, and importing works very
> well. Once I had a 6.4 install working, I then tried separate upgrades
> to both 7.2 and 7.3.  The USB PTP import process still causes Digikam to
> immediately crash.
> I tried:
> export QT_LOGGING_RULES="digikam*=true"
> /Applications/digiKam.org/digikam.app/Contents/MacOS/digikam
> And what I saw was Segmentation Fault 11.
> I've finally gone back to 6.4 and am staying there, for the immediate
> future.  Is anybody else having these issues with Big Sur and Digikam?
> Thanks,
> Bryan
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