Sounds much as if it's the same bug that causes collections and history path list to crash when running into non-existent files. There's a patch for it as gitorious merge request 5, and the following is rediffed and adapted for Geeqie 1.1: http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/geeqie.git/plain/geeqie-1.1-collection-and-history-inexistent-files.patch