[reportlab-users] Reportlab in Zope?

Chris Withers reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Mon, 22 Mar 2004 14:36:37 +0000

Robin Becker wrote:

> ReportLab isn't thread safe and isn't likely to be in the near future.
> Andy has always argued that these processes are quite large in terms of
> resources and should be done in a separate process. That at least allows
> the OS to recover the 80Mb of memory or whatever that a large document
> might need to produce.

Yeah, it's a shame Python never returns RAM to the OS :-S

> If you want better performance have a multi input single queue reportlab
> job processor ie do Zope, but serialize access as suggested by the big
> lock comment. The reportlab rl_config module allows the base setup to be
> mostly reset.

Funny, I'm building a framework which could be used to do just that ;-)



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