[argyllcms] Re: telling X11 about location of display profile.

  • From: Leonard Evens <len@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 20:53:09 -0600

On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 09:46 +1100, Graeme Gill wrote:
> Leonard Evens wrote:
> > Apparently, when I ran dispwin -I xxxx.icc, it created a file 
> > ~/.config/color.jcnf
> > which I presume will be consulted each time I run dispwin -L.
> Yes.
> > So when I start X by logging in,  I could either just run
> > dispwin -I xxxx.icc
> > 
> > or
> > dispwin -I xxxx.cal or xcalib xxxx.icc
> > and
> > dispwin -L
> > 
> > Presently, I am doing the former.
> Why ? The intention is that you would run dispwin -I whenever
> you create a new profile, and dispwin -L automatically
> on logging in.
> > Things are beginning to make sense to me again.  But I am not satisfied
> > with the profiles I've produced using dispcal -o.  There is a distinct
> > magenta tint to my grayscale test image, which I can't seem to get rid
> > of. It may have to do with a failure to account for ambient light in the
> > process, but when I do that, I get very large gammas, and, if I remember
> > correctly,  I still get the magenta tint.
> Sorry, no idea without a lot more specific information (ie. exactly
> what profiles, what readings etc. Magenta compared to what ?). I've not
> seen such things myself. The only reports from others I recall like
> this ended up being due to faulty colorimeters.
> Graeme Gill.

I think it may have something to do with ambient light.  And it also may
have something to do with my color vision.  Right now, with the same
lighting in my study, a Kodak gray card also seems to have the magenta

The light is a compact florescent, but I'm not sure of its color
temperature.  I will have to look into that matter

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