[Pkg-phototools-devel] Add exiv2 to Photo Tools list?

Alan Pater alan.pater at gmail.com
Sat May 7 15:30:38 UTC 2016

On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Herbert Fortes <hpfn at ig.com.br> wrote:
> Hi Alan,
>> Hi all
>> I recently stumbled on the Debian Photo Tools list:
>> http://blends.debian.org/multimedia/tasks/photography
>> I am curious as to why the exiv2 image metadata library and cli is not
>> on this list? it is used for metadata management by most photography
>> gui apps and is in desperate need of an active maintainer.
> The package has a maintainer[0] (team) and is up to date.
> Last version 2015.
> [0] - https://packages.qa.debian.org/e/exiv2.html
> What is wrong ?

True, but bug reports and patches go unanswered and unresolved.


Apart from that, it just seems a better fit in Photo Tools. Right now
it is in KDE, but the library is used by shotwell, the gimp,
darktable, and many more non-kde apps.

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