Need help diagnosing a digikam / imagemagick bug

Brandon Allbery allbery at
Fri Mar 12 08:39:13 PST 2010

On Mar 12, 2010, at 08:13 , Jürgen Starek wrote:
> If I start digikam from the dock, select one or more images and  
> choose "Resize Images" from the "Tools" menu, I get an error stating  
> that "Cannot start 'convert' program from 'ImageMagick' package;  
> please check your installation". When the "Always overwrite" or  
> "ask" method is selected in that dialog, this problem even deletes  
> the selected image.
> Interestingly, resizing works well if I start digikam from a  
> terminal using
> cd /Applications/MacPorts/KDE4/
> ./digikam

This sounds like a PATH problem; for programs started from the dock,  
you may need to set up ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist to initialize your  
PATH properly.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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