[KPhotoAlbum] Thoughts on .kim import feature?

Joe josephj at main.nc.us
Sun May 11 12:23:22 CEST 2014


It's pretty easy for one or more cameras to assign a previously used
name to a picture file. Keeping them in separate folders eliminates
having to worry about this (at the file system level). However you do
it, KPA should support this. So, I agree with what you propose to do.

Joe

On 05/10/2014 05:03 PM, Johannes Zarl wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> In the context of https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=334393, I've
looked
> into the .kim file import code. Before fully fixing the bug, I'd like
to get
> some input on the behaviour that people actually expect from the feature.
>
> Currently (git master v4.4-150-g03aa05c), AFAIK the following stuff
happens on
> export/import:
>
> 1) During export, the directory component of the file name is removed.
Name
> clashes are resolved by automatically renaming the image.
>
> 2) During import, the imported images are added at the database root
folder.
> The folder keyword is removed.
>
> (Additionally, there is some bug when copying the image files under some
> circumstances, but I would like to keep this issue separate).
>
>
> My gut feeling is to change 1) and save the original file name
somehow, and to
> change 2) to restore the original folder location.
>
> Anyone depending on the other behaviour? Any reason not to change the
> behaviour as described?
>
>
>   Johannes
>
>
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