[mapserver-users] SYMBOLSET does not work on Linux (CentOS 4.2),
but FONTSET works
Smith, Michael ERDC-CRREL-NH
michael.smith at usace.army.mil
Sun Nov 22 12:07:31 EST 2009
Your MS4W is an older version. The SYMBOLSET requirement started with
On 11/22/09 8:21 AM, "kreshna_iceheart at yahoo.com"
<kreshna_iceheart at yahoo.com> wrote:
> It works now, thanks!
> I just wonder; why does such thing work in MS4W, while not in linux-based
> --- On Sun, 11/22/09, Pavel Iacovlev <iacovlev.pavel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Pavel Iacovlev <iacovlev.pavel at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] SYMBOLSET does not work on Linux (CentOS 4.2),
>> but FONTSET works
>> To: "kreshna_iceheart at yahoo.com" <kreshna_iceheart at yahoo.com>
>> Cc: mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
>> Date: Sunday, November 22, 2009, 8:55 AM
>> Your symbols.sym file should start
>> with a "SYMBOLSET" and end with "END"
>> On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 3:48 PM, kreshna_iceheart at yahoo.com
>> <kreshna_iceheart at yahoo.com>
>>> I have compiled MapServer 5.4.2, PHP 5.2.11, and
>> Apache 2.2.14 on a CentOS 4.2 box. I also have compiled Geos
>> 3.11, GDAL 1.6.2, and Proj 4.7.0. Here is the result of
>> mapserv -v:
>>> MapServer version 5.4.2 OUTPUT=GIF OUTPUT=PNG
>> OUTPUT=JPEG OUTPUT=WBMP OUTPUT=SVG SUPPORTS=PROJ
>> SUPPORTS=FREETYPE SUPPORTS=ICONV SUPPORTS=WMS_SERVER
>> SUPPORTS=WFS_SERVER SUPPORTS=GEOS INPUT=EPPL7 INPUT=POSTGIS
>> INPUT=OGR INPUT=GDAL INPUT=SHAPEFILE
>>> I tried small PHP MapScript page to test it, as well
>> as a simple mapfile. Everything works fine (including raster
>> and PostGIS-stored maps), until I tried to use SYMBOLSET on
>> my mapfile. It just doesn't work.
>>> All I got is a blank screen. The "normal" HTML part
>> still shows, but everything from <?php $map =
>> ms_newMapObj('mapfile') just disappears.
>>> By the way, I never got any error message with this
>> compilation. It also happens with other kind of errors.
>>> First I thought that I put the ./symbols directory in
>> the wrong place (or I refer to the directory wrong way), but
>> I have tried everything ad nauseam. SYMBOLSET just doesn't
>>> Funnily enough, SYMBOLSET work flawlessly on my MS4W.
>> Windows XP. MapServer 5.0.2, Apache 2.2.8, PHP 5.2.5.
>>> Here is the result of mapserv -v of the ms4w:
>>> MapServer version 5.0.2 OUTPUT=GIF OUTPUT=PNG
>> OUTPUT=JPEG OUTPUT=WBMP OUTPUT=PDF OUTPUT=SWF OUTPUT=SVG
>> SUPPORTS=PROJ SUPPORTS=AGG SUPPORTS=FREETYPE
>> SUPPORTS=WMS_SERVER SUPPORTS=WMS_CLIENT SUPPORTS=WFS_SERVER
>> SUPPORTS=WFS_CLIENT SUPPORTS=WCS_SERVER SUPPORTS=SOS_SERVER
>> SUPPORTS=FASTCGI SUPPORTS=THREADS SUPPORTS=GEOS INPUT=JPEG
>> INPUT=POSTGIS INPUT=OGR INPUT=GDAL INPUT=SHAPEFILE
>>> However, FONTSET works on both the Linux box and my
>> Windows laptop.
>>> What happens? I attached the symbol.sym file. I think
>> the .sym is pretty simple, why does it cause error?
>>> Thanks & Regards,
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