[reportlab-users] registerFont stays how long in memory? what s the best place to register a font?
slestak989 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 17:24:59 EDT 2010
I think that Dark Garden is used on one of the sample apps on the RL
website or contrib folders.
On 4/19/10, Thomas Kremmel <thomasspin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Andy.
> The next thing I will do is switching to another font. Just to eliminate the
> possibility that it has to do with the font.
>>>Also, when you got the DarkGardenMK.afm error, were you actually
>>>trying to use that font?
> No I did not. For me it seems like the DarkGardenMK is getting loaded if
> everything else fails. Actually I did not noticed that DarkGardenMK.afm
> exists till rl wanted to load it. And obviously it seems that sometimes it
> is either successfully loaded or not loaded at all. For me it seems as I
> already said, that DarkGardenMK is somehow a fallback szenario for rl.
>>>Personally I think there might be something up with the disk. Is it
>>>definitely a single server you control, or are you using some
>>>clustered environment? If a single box, then perhaps the disk area
>>>holding the fonts is causing problems.
> The problem is that I do not control the server directly. A friend of mine
> controls it.. But I will try to switch to webfaction in the next days. Just
> to eliminate the possibility that it has something to do with the servers
> Will let you know if this helps.
> I would love web development if everything just would work like on my local
> machine ;-)
> 2010/4/19 Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com>
>> On 19 April 2010 19:06, Thomas Kremmel <thomasspin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Can somebody please post a source of a working calibri font which I
>> > could
>> > try out?
>> > Thank you
>> I don't have that one, but it seems highly unlikely to me that a
>> corrupt font would work intermittently.
>> Are you able to switch to another similar-looking font - you can buy
>> almost anything from fonts.com, or copy from a Windows fonts directory
>> - for a couple of days to eliminate this?
>> Also, when you got the DarkGardenMK.afm error, were you actually
>> trying to use that font?
>> Personally I think there might be something up with the disk. Is it
>> definitely a single server you control, or are you using some
>> clustered environment? If a single box, then perhaps the disk area
>> holding the fonts is causing problems.
>> Have you defragged? I know they say Linux doesn't need it, but the
>> laptop I type on now started crashing intermittently (and often) a
>> month ago, while passing all tests. I defragged it and it's been
>> rock solid ever since.
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