Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 618709
dispwin -I ... fails to create a color.jcnf file
Last modified: 2011-06-01 15:01:56 EDT
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dispwin -I XXX
is supposed to create the file
which contains the information about where the profile is stored.
Without that, when one logs out that information is lost. Normally
should reload the calibration LUT in X, but it fails to do so because it doesn't know where the .icc file is located. So one must rerun dispwin -I to reinstall it.
This has been confirmed by at least one other person---see the argyllcms mailing list.
I wonder if the cause is some conflict with the gnome-color-management package. If I use that and import the .icc file, then the information is loaded in X when logging in.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.run dispwin -I ...
2. run xprop -root | grep ICC | more to verify information is loaded in X.
4. login again and run dispwin -L
5. xprop -root | grep ICC should find the information, but it doesn't.
See above conjecture about conflict with gnome-color-manager.
The problem is not in argyllcms since code compiled from source at Argyllcms works as expected.
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I spoke to the gnome color management developer and discussed ways to deal with the problem. He also said he was working on a better solutions. The bug report can be dropped.