[reportlab-users] deterministic output?

Christoph Zwerschke cito at online.de
Wed Oct 31 13:48:06 EDT 2018

Am 31.10.2018 um 18:09 schrieb Robin Becker:
 > We have done quite a lot of work to make the output deterministic,
 > but probably you need to test the effect of environment variable
 > RL_invariant=1. However I think there has been a recent change to
 > python 3.x to make dictionaries more random which might make things
 > harder.

Actually, the dictionaries are now (since 3.6 and officially since 3.7) 
ordered, so the results should be *more* deterministic.

Another option is to create a visual diff of the output e.g. using 
ImageMagick. rst2pdf does this in its test suite 

-- Christoph

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