[Shotwell] Shotwell 0.8 doesn't start
eric at yorba.org
Wed Dec 29 14:51:28 PST 2010
I can answer the last part of your question. If the bug reproduces every
time, just the photo would be fine, although console output and logs help as
You can either attach the photo to the bug, or if you'd prefer to keep it
private, you can send it directly to me or Adam (i.e. don't CC the entire
list). We delete private photos/videos when we're done fixing the bug.
On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Nelson
<nelsonbrown+shotwell at gmail.com<nelsonbrown%2Bshotwell at gmail.com>
> Thanks for the quick response!
> > There's no way to tell Shotwell to skip that file, but as a workaround
> > could simply rename the file to have a different extension such as 'MPGA'
> > before importing. Shotwell doesn't recognize this extension, so it will
> > ignore the file. Once the import is complete, you can rename the file
> > to its original name.
> I will try this soon. What is the correct way to resume the import
> without starting over?
> I'm also going to try creating yet another new database, but only with
> a single folder, to try to reproduce the problem and simulate the
> Is there a process to combine databases? I should probably google for
> the answers to these questions, but your willingness to help is making
> me lazy. ;)
> > If the .MPG file is causing Shotwell to hang on import, then that's a bug
> > we'd like to fix. Could you either file a ticket and attach the file (or
> > link to it) to the ticket, or post a link to the file here?
> I'm going to search for similar files among my old photos and try to
> determine if the problem is with only one instance or with others of a
> similar type.
> If a ticket would be helpful, I'm willing to create one with the file
> attached. What do the devs typically need? Logs, console output,
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