Summary: Scan/refresh collection with a script in commandline
Platform: Ubuntu Packages
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Digikam is excellent for sharing a remote collection between computers, with
photos hosted on a central server (and using a common MySQL database).
The only drawback of such setup is that scanning the whole collection from a
remote computer is very slow over network (also it sometimes crashes on windows
This issue could be fixed by providing a command-line argument for
scanning/refreshing the collection.
- the local scan would be way faster from the server itselfs
- it would be possible to planify a cron for automatically scanning the
collection. That way, clients woudln't have to scan/refresh collection
themselves. The collection would be always up-to-date!
That would be awesome! How hard would it be to implement?
--- Comment #1 from Marcel Wiesweg <marcel wiesweg gmx de> 2010-10-14 10:08:26 ---
> How hard would it be to implement?
a) Server provides an X.org connection: Pretty straightforward
b) Server does not run X.org, but provides X/QtGui libraries to link: Would
need a separate main()/executable using only QCoreApplication. Would need to
check if any backend stuff accesses QtGui (QPixmaps etc.). Should work though.
c) Only QtCore available: Major restructuring needed. Really, no.