[argyllcms] Re: Confused about dispwin vs. xcalib server access on Ubuntu

  • From: "Andreas F.X. Siegert" <afx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 10:22:26 +0100

Thanks Graeme,

looks like I had used root initially for some test and that created a root
owned ~/.config/color.jcnf which dispwin later on could not write to.

cheers
afx

on 03/06/2009 01:29 AM Graeme Gill said the following:
> Andreas F.X. Siegert wrote:
>> I am a bit confused as to why dispwin refuses to load the profile when
>> run
>> as a regular user whereas xcalib will do it.
>> xcalib is not SUID root....
> 
> dispwin does a bit more than xcalib. It installs the profile
> by saving it away and registering it's association with the
> display that it was installed on. This allows it to be loaded
> latter on. Try running under strace to see the difference,
> and to get more information about what fails.
> 
> Graeme Gill.
> 


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