[sane-devel] Color profiles with SANE?

Rene Bartsch sane@bartschnet.de
20 Aug 2002 22:14:25 +0000

Am Die, 2002-08-20 um 15.18 schrieb Henning Meier-Geinitz:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 04:16:48AM +0000, Rene Bartsch wrote:
> > I'm using sane in the network and I don't want to work with
> > color-profiles at every client in every CAD/photo-software.
> > 
> > So I'd like to know if it is possible to put one color-profile into the
> > SANE backend/server ...
> With "color-profile" you mean the gamma curves? They are usually set
> by the frontend and not saved by the backend so I don't think it's
> possible. E.g. XSane saves all its per-scanner option values in
> ~/.sane/xsane/manufacturer:product.drc . So basically you could share
> this file with NFS. But I don't know what happens if two clients use
> it simultaneously...
> Maybe the frontend authors can give some more comments on this issue.

I want to create some ICC-like profile with an IT8-target. But I want to
put it in somewhere centralized in the backend or server. There are
Linux and Windoze clients and some are only setup for a few hours, so I
don't want to do much setup on the clients ...