[digiKam-users] color profile saving

Daniel Bauer linux at daniel-bauer.com
Mon Jul 18 13:56:46 BST 2022

Am 18.07.22 um 13:38 schrieb Gilles Caulier:
> Le lun. 18 juil. 2022 à 13:32, Daniel Bauer <linux at daniel-bauer.com> a écrit :
>> (sorry for unintended PM Maik, I clicked the wrong button)
>> Am 18.07.22 um 13:09 schrieb Maik Qualmann:
>>> Please look under Help-> Components dialog for the Exiv2 version. If it
>>> is smaller than 0.27.1, color profiles in PNG files will be destroyed
>>> when writing metadata.
>>> Maik
>> Digikam uses 0.26...
>> But exiv2 27.5 is (also) installed on my system. How can I make that
>> digikam uses it?
> you cannot without to rebuild whole digiKam source code. Exiv2 0.26
> and 0.27 are binary not compatible...
>> (I can save PNG's with embedded color-profile in Gimp, also using
>> ImageMagick. So somehow my system can, but digikam not...)
> I'M rewrite whole PNG image including the metadata chunks.
> Exiv2 is able to touch only metadata, without touching image data.
> It's faster in all cases.
> Gilles

Oh, ok, so I'll have to wait until opensuse comes with a newer digikam 
release :-)

thanks for the help anyway!

Daniel Bauer photographer Basel Málaga

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