[mapserver-users] MapServer 5.6.6 released

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Mon Jan 17 18:00:44 EST 2011

The MapServer team announces the release of MapServer version 5.6.6.

No new functionality has been added. 5.6.6 is a maintenance release that 
fixes some issues that were found since the release of 5.6.5. The list 
of fixes since 5.6.5 is included at the end of this message.

Source and binary downloads:

The source code is available at:


The binary distributions listed in the download page should be updated
with binaries for the new 5.6.6 release soon.

Version 5.6.6 (2011-01-17):

- SLD: Fix point symbolizer issue when color is not set (#3658)

- Fix WMS EXCEPTIONS parameter issue with fastcgi (#3525)

- Fixed missing time in msDrawMap logging (#3651)

- Fixed Internal error with Oracle Spatial multi point geometries (#3627)

- Fixed double free in shp2img.c (#3497)

- Fixed free(): invalid next size in mapfile.c (#3604)

- Fix for the memory corruption when mapping the string data type in the
   Java bindings (3491)

- Correct wms 1.3.0 latlong bbox error (#2578)

- Fix ProperyIsLike not used efficiently with Oracle (#3557)

- Fixed msOGRGetSymbolId according to the changes in gdal 1.8 (#3556)

- Fixed crash when drawing a map using UNIQUE fid in the layer data (#3271)

- Fixed Oracle Spatial Data gets corrupt (#3541)

- Fixed issue with multiple styles and binding (#3538)

- Fixed multiple include tags not supported in xml mapfiles (#3530)

- Ensure the class is not marked BeforeFieldInit causing memory corruption
   with C#/CLR4 (#3438)

- Fixed MSSQL2008 driver returning invalid extent (#3498)

- Fix computation of shape bounds when the first line contains no points
   (#3119)(fixes #3383)

- Fixed error message tiles on zero-sized map cause memory allocation 
   in maperror.c. (#3524)

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