[Openicc] What is exactly needed for color management ... driver setup PPD

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Wed Jun 1 03:42:12 PDT 2011

On 01.06.2011 11:41, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> On 06/01/2011 10:38 AM, Jan-Peter Homann wrote:
>> Hello to all,
>> Some comments at the end.
>> Michael Vrhel:
>> Could you please comment, if GhostScript is able to embedd the target
>> profile of an ICC based color transformation into the rasterfile handled
>> over to rastertogutenprint
>> If yes, which command has to used for doing this ?
>> Best regards
>> Jan-Peter
> I have checked the specifications of the CUPS Raster format
> http://www.cups.org/documentation.php/doc-1.5/spec-raster.html
> It has no place to accommodate an ICC profile. Therefore Ghostscript
> is not able to embed an ICC profile in the CUPS Raster output. This
> means that Ghostscript has to do the color correction for the job and
> pass color-corrected raster data on to rastertogutenprint.

How are PPD options like gamma or brightness get passed to Gutenprint?
Would it suffice to place the Gutenprint calibration XML in the PPD to
pass to Gutenprint driver?

kind regards

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