[KPhotoAlbum] Thumbnails for images not on the disk disappear

Jan Kundrát jkt at gentoo.org
Wed Oct 8 19:51:15 CEST 2008

Baptiste MATHUS wrote:
> KPA stores thumbs inside the $HOME/.thumbs (or .thumbnails, I'm not sure 
> and am not on my personal machine to check now).

~/.thumbnails/normal and ~/.thumbnails/large

> So, if you reopen those CDs occasionnally, I guess the system will just 
> delete thumbs that've not been used for some times.
> Then maybe this period is configurable.
> To sum up, I don't think this is something that's managed by KPA.

We do manage it ourselves (in fact, we don't delete any thumbnails, 
except when deleting original image files).

> 2008/10/3 Murray Strome <wmstrome at yahoo.com <mailto:wmstrome at yahoo.com>>
>     One of the most attractive features of KPhotoAlbum is the ability to
>     load photos from a CD, categorize them, then delete them all and
>     retain all the information in the database. I have about 5,000
>     photos catalogued, about 2,000 of them are on CD. However, every
>     time I reopen KPhotoAlbum, it seems that many of the thumbnails for
>     those photos removed to CD have disappeared. I can see no pattern as
>     to which ones disappear, and it seems every time I restart, more are
>     gone. Is this a bug?  Or, am I doing something wrong?

What you mean? How exactly are they disappearing? Do you use any other 
image-managing applications?


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