[reportlab-users] is Platypus just slow

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Tue Feb 7 07:39:20 EST 2006

David S. wrote:
> I have the class shown below, but it takes hours to run over an even moderately
> sited report (~5000 records) with toPDF().  Am I doing something obviously wrong?
> Thanks so much,
> David S.

I can't see anything obviously slow; we have documents with thousands of 
paragrpahs in and they don't take hours (or even minutes to generate). However, 
we do store everything in memory and if that causes thrashing then things will 
slow down a lot.

Robin Becker

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