[KPhotoAlbum] Something wrong with metadata updating?

Baptiste MATHUS ml at batmat.net
Wed Oct 24 07:55:26 CEST 2007

2007/10/23, Jan Kundrát <jkt at gentoo.org>:
> Baptiste MATHUS wrote:
> > I just tested on the demo db, i've got the same problem.
> > When updating a photo label, shouldn't it retrieve the file name?
> That depends on your configuration. By default, current version will
> read from the file name *only* but earlier versions were trying to use
> other Exif/IPTC metadata fields as well. This has been changed back to
> what KPA 3.0.2 does in 3.1.0-rc2. Unfortunately, users who tried a SVN
> version or 3.1.0-rc1 will have this "improved" configuration by default.
> Easy workaround is to remove the "[MetadataSyncing]" section from your
> ~/.kde/share/config/kphotoalbumrc file.

OK, done. In fact, the old behaviour seems to be back. The file name is now
imported when doing this.

> On my config (though according to what Jan recently tested, it could be
> > the source of the problem :-)), when I do :
> > * Maintenance/Re-Read Metadata From Files
> > * uncheck every checkbox except the "update label" one (second in the
> list)
> >
> > The retrieved label does not seem to be the photo name :-/. See the
> > screenshots :
> > * before : http://ehehe.free.fr/kpa/before.png
> > * after : http://ehehe.free.fr/kpa/after.png
> >
> > Do you have the same behaviour? Is it normal???
> In this case, I believe this is correct behavior as the labels in the
> demo database are different than corresponding file names. What would
> you like to see here? Clearly you can't have two images with the same
> file name in one directory. If I'm missing something, please let me know.

Well, I'd simply like the label to be the file name, not something related
to IPTC.


Baptiste MATHUS
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