Provide a way to manage thumbnails from within the GIMP
Submitted by Raphaël Quinet
As discussed in bug #137176, it would be nice if the GIMP could provide a way to manage the thumbnails, especially for users who have a desktop that does not follow the freedesktop recommendations. That includes all non- free desktops (e.g., Windows) but also many free desktops that predate the freedesktop efforts. So the feature is not depending on the OS, but rather on the environment in which the GIMP is currently running.
The minimal functions that should be provided for managing the thumbnails are:
- view the total size occupied by the thumbnails
- delete all thumbnails
A smarter implementation may also provide the following features, but they are not required for a minimal implementation:
- view the existing thumbnails
- delete specific thumbnails
- delete all thumbnails that were not accessed in the last N days
- update the existing thumnails
If necessary, this feature could be implemented by a cross-platform standalone tool that would always be bundled together with the GIMP.
Version: git master