[argyllcms] Re: [Gimp-print-devel] Color-managed printing on Linux with current CUPS: Fact or fiction?

  • From: Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b@xxxxxx>
  • To: Tim Waugh <twaugh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 16:18:37 +0100

Am 30.01.2012 12:42, schrieb Tim Waugh:
> On Sat, 2012-01-28 at 19:17 +0100, edmund ronald wrote:
>> Is the above fact or fiction? How should it be done on what existing
>> distributions?
> In Fedora, CUPS and Ghostscript are patched to use colord for colour
> management.
>
> Here is the submission upstream:
> http://cups.org/str.php?L3808

The colord hook in CUPS is flawed in essential parts. That is not to be
called colour management at all.

Till Kampeter connected CUPS own profile selection mechanism with
Ghostscript for CUPS vendor side colour management. Edmund is now on the
path to make that path configurable for user selected profiles.

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann


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