[reportlab-users] Python 3.x progress
p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 9 10:15:20 EST 2014
On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:
>> Try https://gist.github.com/peterjc/8334631 which extracts the
>> failing Biopython unit test as a short script. I'm working on
>> further simplifying it - currently in addition to ReportLab it
>> requires Biopython (using Biopython 1.63 should be fine).
> anything that requires biopython, numpy etc etc is probably too large.
The gist script is self contained now.
> If you are getting a type error in 3.3 then whatever strings/bytestrings etc
> etc and what's being called at that point would be helpful.
Hopefully you can see that now - let me know if you need the script
> Of course dna can be very large so that may be an issue.
Not in this example.
> It seems the renderPS module doesn't get tested very thoroughly by the
> reprotlab tests and that module is broken. Before I do anything else I will
> try to get it to produce the old standard test shapes.
Good plan - the same example figure in the original tests seemed
to be working fine with PDF and SVG output. Most of our tests
just used PDF output normally.
> I and others are already testing on linux, but as renderPS won't work
> differently there it's probably not worth trying your stuff there yet.
Tested anyway - on Linux it made a postscript file fine under
Python 2.7, but gave a TypeError under Python 3.3 just like on
More information about the reportlab-users