[Digikam-devel] [Bug 163161] New: Adding ICC profiles confuses digikam

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 19:35:17 BST 2008

Elle, please post your comments on buzilla web interface, else all
will be lost. Thanks in advance


2008/6/4 elle stone <jrle1 at twcny.rr.com>:
> I would like to confirm this bug for digikam 0.9.4-beta5 using kde 3.5.9 on
> debian lenny 64-bit.
> Under "Digikam, Settings, Configure digikam, Image Editor Color Management
> Settings":
> "Enable Color Management" is checked.
> The "Color Profiles Directory" is set to /usr/share/color/icc.
> Under "ICC Profiles Settings", "Use color managed view" is checked.
> "Monitor" is set to sRGB.
> "Workspace" set to linear Prophoto.
> Upon closing digikam, removing some unused profiles and adding a few new
> profiles to /usr/share/color/icc:
> "Monitor" is now set to "myProPhote RGB" (a very inappropriate monitor
> profile) and "Workspace" is set to ECI-RGB.icc.  The "Input" and "Soft
> proof" profiles did not change.
> So I reset the monitor to sRGB and the workspace to linear Prophoto.  Upon
> closing digikam and removing a couple more profiles (NOT the ones selected
> in digikam, fwiw), and then reopening digikam and checking the color
> management settings, now the Monitor profile is "Adobe RGB", the workspace
> profile is still "linear prophoto", but this time the input profile has
> changed.
> Even weirder, if I click on the "Info" button next to the four "ICC Profiles
> Settings," the "Monitor, AdobeRGB" Info button says the profile is sRGB, as
> does the "Workspace linear prophoto" info button.
> It gets weirder.  I went through the whole procedure a third time.  And yet
> again the monitor and workspace profiles  got changed, and the "info" button
> says "srgb" for both profiles.  But this time it is a different srgb
> variant.  The first time, the particular srgb was the old hewlett packard
> srgb.  This time it's a canon variant of srgb.  Which is exceedingly weird,
> as the ****only**** srgb profile in /usr/share/color/icc is in fact the old
> hewlett packard copyrighted srgb from 1998.  Canon's srgb has a different
> copyright.
> Elle
> Bugzilla from d.h.j.takken at xs4all.nl wrote:
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>> http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=163161
>>            Summary: Adding ICC profiles confuses digikam
>>            Product: digikam
>>            Version: unspecified
>>           Platform: unspecified
>>         OS/Version: Linux
>>             Status: NEW
>>           Severity: normal
>>           Priority: NOR
>>          Component: Color Management
>>         AssignedTo: digikam-devel kde org
>>         ReportedBy: d.h.j.takken xs4all nl
>> Version:           0.9.4-beta4 (using KDE 3.5.8)
>> OS:                Linux
>> When you add new ICC profiles to the profile directory, digikam silently
>> decides to use different ICC profiles for just about everything.
>> It looks like Digikam remembers ICC profiles like "the third file in the
>> ICC directory" in stead of "the sRGB profile". When files are added to or
>> removed from the directory, everything gets mixed up.
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