[reportlab-users] installing reportlab on aix 5.3

Steve Romanow slestak989 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 12:49:25 EDT 2010

On 7/22/2010 12:22 PM, Robin Becker wrote:



> if the above horror works then you will be able to test by manually

> installing the built _renderPM.so and testing with renderPM.


> One thing I don't see in the above is some indication that an unusual

> byte-order is being used. I have a vague memory from about 9 years ago

> that the AIX machines were not like x86 in that respect. Looking in

> the code it seems we're relying on libart_gpl/config.h to take care of

> that.

> --

> Robin Becker

The freetype-devel package not being installed was the issue. It
installed using pip with no errors reported wrt ttf fonts. I'll run the
tests now.

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