Little CMS-1.19

Introduction to Little CMS

The Little CMS library is used by other programs to provide color management facilities.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 systemd platform.

Package Information

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Little CMS Dependencies


LibTIFF-4.0.6, libjpeg-turbo-1.4.2, and Python-2.7.10 (with SWIG-3.0.7 also)

User Notes:

Installation of Little CMS

Install Little CMS by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../lcms-1.19-cve_2013_4276-1.patch &&

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static       &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -dm755 /usr/share/doc/lcms-1.19 &&
install -v -m644  README.1ST doc/* \

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--with-python: Use this parameter if Python and SWIG are installed.


Installed Programs: icc2ps, icclink, icctrans, wtpt and optionally, jpegicc, tiffdiff and tifficc
Installed Libraries: and the optional Python module
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/lcms-1.19

Short Descriptions


generates PostScript CRD or CSA from ICC profiles.


links two or more profiles into a single device link profile.


is a color space conversion calculator.


is an ICC profile applier for JPEG files.


is an ICC profile applier for TIFF files.


A TIFF compare utility


shows media white of profiles, identifying black body locus.

is used by the lcms programs as well as other programs to provide color management facilities.

Last updated on 2015-07-31 23:26:22 -0500