[Shotwell] Two issues while trying to import from f-spot
lucas at yorba.org
Mon Sep 12 17:46:41 PDT 2011
pt, Jim, and Adam,
Thanks for all your hard sleuthing! I got what I needed and this bug
is now fixed in master!
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Jim Nelson <jim at yorba.org> wrote:
> Thanks for sending this along, Piergi, your troubleshooting is very
> helpful. It sounds like there is still some kind of issue here, although it
> may be slightly different than what we fixed in 0.11.1. I'll let Lucas look
> into this and report back to the list.
> -- Jim
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 4:40 PM, pt <pt at traversin.org> wrote:
>> On 13 September 2011 00:18, Lucas Beeler <lucas at yorba.org> wrote:
>> > Adam & pt:
>> > How did you guys manage to reproduce this? I've tried, tried, and
>> > tried again. What's more, when I look at my log file, I see this:
>> > L 31408 2011-09-12 15:12:23 [DBG] knocking out flat tag 'carol' from
>> > file '/home/lucas/Pictures/Photos/2011/08/27/red.jpg' because it's
>> > already known as a hierarchical tag component
>> > which indicates to me that the tag knockout code is doing what it's
>> > supposed to. The role of the tag knockout code is to remove flat tags
>> > that are merely duplicates of hierarchical tag components so as to
>> > prevent child tags from re-appearing as top-level tags during f-spot
>> > import -- i.e., the knockout code should've closed #4081. When you run
>> > Shotwell with logging turned on, do you see similar messages?
>> I ran shotwell with logging on, and importing those same photos I got
>> the exact same result as you, and a correct tag tree (no duplicates).
>> So initially I was as puzzled as you, because nothing changed in my
>> configuration, then I remembered the computer rule #1: 'the problem is
>> between the keyboard and the chair'.
>> My guess is you have to delete the 'LastKeywordXMP' and 'TagsList'
>> fields added by shotwell to the test photos: my photos were 'after
>> import' so they included hierarchical tags information added by
>> I did 'exiftool -all:all= *jpg' on those files, then imported in
>> f-spot and tagged, then imported from s-spot to shotwell and I got the
>> same results as the other day (i.e. duplicate tags).
>> The relevant screenshot is:
>> (This time I didn't put the top-level tags 'blue, red, green', just
>> the friends' names.)
>> The worst part is that my shotwell.log *does* say it is knocking out
>> the flat tags, but eventually the tags are duplicated as top-level
>> The log file is:
>> The photos in the directory are 'after import', if you want to use
>> them for a test remember to strip the tags added by shotwell, or, even
>> better, all tags.
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