[reportlab-users] registerFont stays how long in memory? what s the best place to register a font?

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Thu Apr 15 10:43:41 EDT 2010

On 15 April 2010 14:17, Thomas Kremmel <thomasspin at gmail.com> wrote:

>>> Is there just one machine, or some kind of a cluster?

> one machine, but static content (like fonts, pictures) are served via a

> separate server.

Images I understand, but fonts? We have always loaded our fonts off
the server file system. Is your settings.FONTDIR some kind of
'http://' URL instead of a file system path? This MIGHT work - I
don't know - but it's your server side that needs the font, not their

> _rl_accel

I'm still very surprised at the inconsistency. Please let us know in
a day or two if it's stable. If so we still have an issue to look
into. IMHO if _rl_accel is missing then either things should fail
obviously 100% of the time (with a clue in the traceback), or work
robustly but just a bit slower.

- Andy

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