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

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Wed Jun 1 10:18:18 PDT 2011

Am 01.06.11, 10:07 -0700 schrieb Michael Sweet:
> On Jun 1, 2011, at 9:43 AM, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
>> Am 01.06.11, 09:39 -0700 schrieb Hal V. Engel:
>>> On Wednesday, June 01, 2011 04:48:36 AM Till Kamppeter wrote:
>>>> In addition, the
>>>> filter gets called with a special command line, where the 5th argument
>>>> is a space-separated list of option settings containing all settings
>>>> supplied with the job as IPP attributes, especially the settings of PPD
>>>> options given  by the user in the printing dialog.
>>> Why not use this to pass the printer settings blob?  All that needs to happen
>>> is to extract it from the the profile and inset it into the command line as the
>>> 5th parm.
>> Would that 5th param be able to hold 1MByte as Robert expected the calibration to be?
> As misguided an approach as I think this to be, it should work on any modern OS with swap. IMHO device calibration/configuration information should be stored out-of-band as a resource that is referenced by the job.

What is your recommendation to reference local user settings out of band 
from a remote CUPS filter?

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org

More information about the openicc mailing list