Digikam and Darktable integration


Started using Digikam as my DAM and Darktable as my RAW processor on Manjaro. Set Darktable as my image editor of choice in Digikam (Settings->Configure Digikam->Image Editor->RAW Behavior->Always open the Raw Import Tool to customize settings) to ‘Raw import using Darktable’.

A selected RAW (tried both CR2 and RAF) file is opened fine by Darktable, but when exiting Darktable the following error appears within Digikam:
error to import raw image with darktable

I’m trying to find out why this is happening, but I’m not sure where (and how) to look.

I’m currently using:

  • Manjaro Linux 21.2.3
  • digikam 7.5.0-3
  • darktable 2:3.8.0-3

I’m unable to find logfiles or journalctl entries relating to this issues, but maybe I’m checking the wrong way. Can anybody help or guide me with this issue I’m having.


Got back from the developers that this should be resolved in Digikam 3.6. Still gotta test though.

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