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[1.2.X] Improved example to account for environments where cStringIO …

…is not available. Thanks to rubic for the report and niall for the patch.

Backport of [14076] from trunk.

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1 parent a96e50b commit 4241197b40c0facd38a672eaf7594a01a091edae Gabriel Hurley committed Oct 9, 2010
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  1. +5 −1 docs/howto/outputting-pdf.txt
@@ -101,7 +101,11 @@ cStringIO_ library as a temporary holding place for your PDF file. The cStringIO
library provides a file-like object interface that is particularly efficient.
Here's the above "Hello World" example rewritten to use ``cStringIO``::
- from cStringIO import StringIO
+ # Fall back to StringIO in environments where cStringIO is not available
+ try:
+ from cStringIO import StringIO
+ except ImportError:
+ from StringIO import StringIO
from reportlab.pdfgen import canvas
from django.http import HttpResponse

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