[reportlab-users] Re: pdf's corrupted when emailed, possible solution included

Andy Robinson reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Fri, 23 Apr 2004 08:16:35 +0100

> I encountered similar problem (one year ago) with pdf file 
> corruption. When I 
> used Reportlab with WxPython, the end of file was incomplete 
> (seems like some 
> buffer wasn't writen complete to file.) The file was smaller abot 4-8 
> bytes(?) than generated the same way, when WxPython wasn't used.
> mP

Suggestion:  canvas.save() does not return anything.

How about making it return the size of the file in bytes,
or an md5 checksum?  

Then applications could easily check.

- Andy