* James <midnightcomman...@gmail.com> [09-18-16 05:48]:
> For years, I've had my Nikon D200 insert an Image Comment in each *.xmp
> file that contains a makeshift copyright symbol along with my name and
> phone number.
> 
> My phone number has changed several times so I wrote a simple bash script
> that uses sed to exchange each of the old phone numbers with the current
> one whenever they're found. The script runs well. I view any modified *.xmp
> and clearly see that the phone numbers have been updated.
> 
> Problem is, when I view those photos in Darktable, the old number/s still
> appear in the Metadata Editor as though nothing's been changed.
> 
> Does Darktable store this information in another location or it is a matter
> of getting it to reread or refresh?

you need to tell dt to read the altered xmp files or it will report from
the data within ~/.config/darktable/library.db, which you have not
changed.

might be simpler to edit library.db with sqlitebrowser or sqliteman and
change the comment when to alter the xmp files.

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