Little CMS-2.9

Introduction to Little CMS2

The Little Color Management System is a small-footprint color management engine, with special focus on accuracy and performance. It uses the International Color Consortium standard (ICC), which is the modern standard for color management.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

Little CMS2 Dependencies


libjpeg-turbo-2.0.0 and LibTIFF-4.0.9

User Notes:

Installation of Little CMS2

If you want to run tests, then the build procedure must be modified to make some library internal references visible to the test code:

sed -i '/AX_APPEND/s/^/#/' &&

Install Little CMS2 by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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


Installed Programs: jpgicc, linkicc, psicc, tificc, and transicc
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is the Little CMS ICC profile applier for JPEG.


is the Little CMS ICC device link generator


is the Little CMS ICC PostScript generator.


is the Little CMS ICC tiff generator.


is the Little CMS ColorSpace conversion calculator.

contains functions implement the lcms2 API.

Last updated on 2018-08-19 14:04:57 -0700