How-to upgrade a gallery from igal to llgal?
This upgrade documentation is available on-line
and in the tarball and distribution packages.
igal places all files in the working directory with existing images.
llgal moves all these files in a .llgal, making the starting dot useless.
.slide_<image> is also replaced by .scaled_<image>.
Note that earlier versions of llgal use .llgal.files instead of .llgal.
CSS style sheet
The CSS style sheet has been updated. If you modified it, you should probably
diff against the original igal.css, and apply the difference (by hand)
Command line options
All long options (more than one character) now requires a double dash.
igal -clean is now llgal --cleanall
since llgal --clean only removes file that have not been modified.
Captions generation uses --gc instead of -c.
The caption is automatically used if it exists, -c is not used anymore.
Captions generation from filename is --cf instead of -C.
Do not show image counter in captions is now --nc instead of -x.
The film effect in the index of thumbnails is now disabled by default. Instead of
disabling it with -r, you may now enable it with --fe.
--sp and --tp options got removed.
But scaled_image_filenameprefix and thumbnail_image_filenameprefix
configuration options allow prefix modification.
-bigy (limit image height in slides) is replaced with --sy.
-y (limit thumbnail height) is replaced with --ty.
-t has been removed, the user just need to modify the tile.png image
to get an updated layout.
--con has been removed, image generation command line may now be configured
by changing scaled_create_command and thumbnail_create_command configuration options.
If you don't care about processing time:
- Save your .captions file if it exists
- Note the command line you used when creating the gallery
(see in the header of index.html)
- Remove everything but the images with igal -clean
- Create a .llgal directory and move your captions files inside
(remember it is now named captions instead of .captions)
- Run llgal with same options (see section 3 for details)
Recomputing the whole gallery might be long, especially if you have tons of images,
since thumbnails (and scaled images if --bigy/--bigxy is passed)
have to be generated.
If you don't want to regenerate these, see section File location
and move .thumb_* and .slide_* files
to .llgal/thumb_* and scaled_* so that llgal uses them.
The llgal team.
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