digikam want to reinstall after crash - help

Frédéric Da Vitoria davito9w at free.fr
Wed Apr 5 10:14:21 BST 2023


You are sure you don't have another tag "Bretagne" at the root level ? 
This has happened to me a few times.

Also, I notice that you wrote "pays"/"bretagne", but that later you 
wrote "Bretagne". I wouldn't be surprised if tags were case-sensitive.

Le 05/04/2023 à 09:45, frederic chaume a écrit :
> Hi gilles
> as I didn't have any backup, I have proceeded with the reinstallation 
> steps.
> Good news the database has been recovered from the path I have 
> indicated during the installation steps and now I'm trying to rebuild 
> all the configurations I had before the crash.
> I think I have done it more or less, the remaining point is relative 
> to the behavior of the hierarchical tag management.
> For example I have a tag tree like this one : "pays"/"bretagne"
> Before the crash, setting (or unsetting)   the tag "Bretagne" was 
> setting (or unsetting)  also the parent automaticaly ("pays" )
> Today it is no more the case and  setting (or unsetting)   the tag 
> "Bretagne" doesn't change the parent tag status ("pays" )
> I din't find the option in the configuration to retreive this 
> behavior. Could you help me ?
> For information, in the settings/metadata/advanced/tag I have put the 
> namespace in the following order (based on recent exchange I got with 
> you and Maik)
> - lr.hierarchicalSubject
> - dc.subject
> - digikam.TagLists
> ...
> thanks
> Frederic
> Le 04/04/2023 à 16:54, Gilles Caulier a écrit :
>> Le mar. 4 avr. 2023 à 16:48, frederic chaume
>> <frederic.chaume at gmail.com> a écrit :
>>> Hi Gilles
>>> ok got it, thanks
>>> If I consider that %LocalAppData% is pointing to 
>>> "~\AppData\Local\digikam", and if I compare to what I have , it 
>>> seems several files are missing:
>>> digikamrc
>>> digikam_systemrc
>>> digikam
>>> content of ~\AppData\Local\digikam is today :
>>> digikam_oauthrc
>>> kipioauthrc
>> For this one, no. They store tokens and IDs for the remote web services.
>>> and some XML files (mediaserver, queue and template)
>> Nope. Customized settings are recorded here after starting digiKam and
>> play with these tools configurations.
>> You need a recent backup to restore these files. Sorry.
>> Gilles

Frédéric Da Vitoria

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