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Developing Magic Lantern => Feature Requests => Topic started by: Marsu42 on July 31, 2013, 09:49:02 AM

Title: Purge xmp files for file browser module?
Post by: Marsu42 on July 31, 2013, 09:49:02 AM
Do you think it makes sense to add a function to the file browser that deletes all xmp files from ml deflicker that don't have a corresponding cr2/jpg anymore, i.e. these shots have been deleted by the user? Having tons of abandoned xmp files over the place is neither clean nor tidy when browsing the folder on the pc, but then again maybe I'm the only one with that impression.
Title: Re: Purge xmp files for file browser module?
Post by: a1ex on July 31, 2013, 09:52:10 AM
Canon deletes these files if you reboot the camera before clicking delete (at least on 5D3).

It shouldn't be hard to implement this.
Title: Re: Purge xmp files for file browser module?
Post by: Marsu42 on July 31, 2013, 09:57:49 AM
Canon deletes these files if you reboot the camera before clicking delete (at least on 5D3). It shouldn't be hard to implement this.

Wupps, you're correct, same on 60d - but most of the time I delete the files right away, esp. if I don't want to have 20+ broken focus stacks on the card. Maybe there is a way to re-init this part of Canon's fw w/o reboot so it recognizes the files right after shooting?