[Slackbuilds-users] Bug in Recoll Version 1.10.0 when used without Exiftool

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Thu Dec 20 18:00:51 UTC 2007

B wrote:
> Hi Robby,
> Just to clarify before I do anything...
> When I update the README for Recoll I'll simply add
> the following under "Optional":
> ExifTool
> (http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/)
> I've cc'd this to the Maintainer of the Recoll
> SlackBuild script to let her/him know why I will add
> that information about ExifTool.
> I'd love to do a SlackBuild for ExifTool.  If, for
> whatever reason I'm not able to do it I'll email the
> group by 12/24.
> The README for ExifTool will be along the lines of:
> ExifTool is a platform-independent Perl library plus a
> command-line application for reading, writing and
> editing meta information in image, audio and video
> files. ExifTool supports many different types of
> metadata including EXIF, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF,
> GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, Photoshop IRB, FlashPix, AFCP
> and ID3, as well as the maker notes of many digital
> cameras by Canon, Casio, FujiFilm, HP, JVC/Victor,
> Kodak, Leaf, Minolta/Konica-Minolta, Nikon,
> Olympus/Epson, Panasonic/Leica, Pentax/Asahi, Ricoh,
> Sanyo, Sigma/Foveon and Sony.

That sounds right.  One minor point:
What I'd prefer (strongly) is to have a submission for exiftool
and an update for recoll at the same time -- that way, we can
add exiftool and merged recoll README at the same time.


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