most thumbnail previews not showing in novacut bin

Bug #1189328 reported by johnprattchristian on 2013-06-10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone

Bug Description

In the "bin" where all the clips are, most of the thumbails aren't showing. After restarting, the problem remained, which makes me think dmedia didn't get thumnails for them.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: novacut 13.05.0-0~raring [origin: LP-PPA-novacut-stable]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-23.34-generic 3.8.11
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-23-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8.1
Architecture: amd64
CrashDB: {'impl': 'launchpad', 'project': 'novacut'}
Date: Mon Jun 10 00:56:42 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-03-21 (81 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: novacut
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-04-25 (45 days ago)

Jason Gerard DeRose (jderose) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report!

The current Dmedia thumbnailer is kinda proof of concept and isn't very reliable.

But the bigger issue is currently when the thumbnailer fails, Dmedia doesn't retry in the future. For example, if a specific version of Dmedia can't thumbnail some type of file, hopefully this is something we'll fix in a later release. When said fix is available, we want Dmedia to again attempt to thumbnail the files it failed to previously.

Would that address your problem well?

Oh, I re-targeted this bug at Dmedia rather than Novacut.

Changed in novacut:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
affects: novacut → dmedia
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: none → 13.06

yep that's about it

Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.06 → 13.07
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.07 → 13.08
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.08 → 13.09
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.09 → 13.10
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.10 → 13.11
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.11 → 13.12
Changed in dmedia:
milestone: 13.12 → 14.02
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