Little CMS-2.14

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 12.1 platform.

Package Information

Little CMS2 Dependencies


libjpeg-turbo-3.0.1 and libtiff-4.6.0

Installation of Little CMS2

Apply the upstream fix for an issue breaking colord:

sed '/BufferSize < TagSize/,+1 s/goto Error/TagSize = BufferSize/' \
    -i src/cmsio0.c

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 that implement the lcms2 API