|Summary:||RFE: create profiles from gamma settings|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Bill Nottingham <notting>|
|Component:||colord||Assignee:||Richard Hughes <hughsient>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||16||CC:||hughsient, rhughes, rvokal, xgl-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2013-02-14 01:15:59 UTC||Type:||---|
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Description Bill Nottingham 2011-09-13 15:59:44 UTC
Description of problem: xorg.conf has a Gamma setting: Gamma gamma-value Gamma red-gamma green-gamma blue-gamma This is an optional entry that can be used to specify the gamma correction for the monitor. It may be specified as either a single value or as three separate RGB values. The values should be in the range 0.1 to 10.0, and the default is 1.0. Not all drivers are capable of using this information. Since you can use this to adjust r/g/b levels separately, it might be nice to be able to create ICC profiles based on this. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): colord-0.1.12-1.fc16.x86_64 How reproducible: RFE
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2011-09-13 19:01:33 UTC
commit 353cf1bf9210da6b28d2ac94631d10ca28557502 Author: Richard Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Tue Sep 13 17:38:56 2011 +0100 Add --xorg-gamma to cd-create-profile to create custom gamma ramps This allows power users to create a custom gamma curve using the same values and in the same format that was set in xorg.conf. This of course isn't profiling the screen, but it allows people to use a simple color profile when they just want to use a fixed gamma scaling factor. :100644 100644 ce60d93... 462c739... M client/cd-create-profile.c :100644 100644 6573e52... d36f1b5... M data/Makefile.am Grab http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/temp/notting-80-80-60.icc is you don't feel like building from git master.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2011-09-13 22:27:43 UTC
I tested this icc file... it's different in appearance to what I was getting from X.org. Sep 13 14:12:13 <notting> airlied: i described gamma 0.8 to hughsie as 'set red/green/blue channel to 80%'... is that not accurate? Sep 13 14:15:51 <mclasen> gamma is a bit different from just a percentage Sep 13 14:22:07 <notting> mclasen: it's not linear? Sep 13 14:22:44 <mclasen> no Sep 13 14:23:07 <mclasen> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_correction Sep 13 14:28:20 <notting> mclasen: ok, will talk to hughsie again tomorrow
Comment 3 Richard Hughes 2011-09-14 08:19:53 UTC
(In reply to comment #2) > Sep 13 14:12:13 <notting> airlied: i described gamma 0.8 to hughsie as > 'set red/green/blue > channel to 80%'... is that not accurate? > Sep 13 14:15:51 <mclasen> gamma is a bit different from just a percentage I did think it odd that the gamma wasn't a log function, but I implemented your spec to the letter :-) I've switched the creator to use a standard gamma calculation, which I think gives you what you want. Can you try http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/temp/notting-80-80-60-gamma.icc please, and tell me if this looks the same as it does from X.org. Thanks, Richard.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2011-09-14 13:52:56 UTC
No, it doesn't. What happens is that the cd-created profile is more 'washed out' than the X one.
Comment 5 Richard Hughes 2011-09-14 14:52:55 UTC
Can you pinpoint where in X that gamma string is read, and how the gamma tables are constructed? I'm going to have to work out how X makes the gamma data from a single value if it's not a simple power log. Thanks.
Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2011-09-14 17:47:19 UTC
I'll attempt to dig it up, in the meantime, cc'ing people who may know off the top of their head.
Comment 7 Richard Hughes 2011-11-15 12:11:57 UTC
Ping? Got a link to that info?
Comment 8 Bill Nottingham 2011-12-06 16:28:04 UTC
Not yet, probably need to track down ajax or someone similar.
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