digiKam: GSoC 2021 Week 2

Hi! Another week has just passed and I have new things to share. This week was more maintenance work and getting ready before we try to build digiKam with Qt6. In the last week, I ported a lot of code to Qt 5.15, however we need to maintain compatibility with at least Qt 5.12 LTS. I wrote several pre-processor checks and macros to maintain the required compatibilty. These are some commits:...

June 20, 2021 · 2 min · Me

digiKam: GSoC 2021 Week 1

So, the first week of coding period has ended. It was exciting and full of challenges. I am happy that I am on the right track and making progress as I’ve promised. This is a small summary of the work done this week. Getting rid of compiler warnings digiKam has a really huge codebase. It is actively developed but a lot of code is old which contains deprecated Qt code which must be fixed before introducing Qt6....

June 14, 2021 · 2 min · Me

digiKam: GSoC 2021 Community Bonding

Hello dear reader, I hope you are safe and sound. I am Anjani Kumar, an Information Technology student from India. This year in Google Summer of Code, my proposal to Port digiKam to Qt6 on Linux has been selected by KDE Community. Today is the last day of community bonding period and from tomorrow the real work starts. Thanks to mentors Gilles Caulier, Maik Qualmann and Thanh Trung Dinh for helping me prepare for the work this summer....

June 6, 2021 · 2 min · Me