[mapserver-users] Re: pdf vector output in 6.02
Jukka.Rahkonen at mmmtike.fi
Mon Apr 23 03:17:58 EDT 2012
PDF output works for me on Windows (MS4W) but I seem to have problems with Linux and Mapserver 6.0.1 also. This one gives HTTP 500 Internal error message and on the server side there seems to occur a segfault
Same with SVG output. Png etc. works fine. I have the same outputformat as you.
> Weird.To add a little:
> With 5.6.5 I am able to get a vector pdf using mapserv or shp2img,
> mapscript dies without message.
> With 6.0.2 in all three cases (shp2img, mapserv, mapscript) the pdf
> gets created, yet contains only the rendered raster image of the
> vector layers.
> Why this fallback to raster rendering, is this something supposed to
> happen? All the underlying libraries are the same.
> Any hints?
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 11:50 PM, frequens <frequens at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am having trouble producing a high quality vector output pdf with
> > 6.02 php mapscript (same trouble using shp2img)
> > Cairo is enabled, the pdf file even gets created, but
> contains only a
> > raster image?
> > Pdf output is enabled:
> > IMAGETYPE PDF
> > and
> > OUTPUTFORMAT
> > NAME "pdf"
> > DRIVER CAIRO/PDF
> > MIMETYPE "application/x-pdf"
> > IMAGEMODE RGB
> > EXTENSION "pdf"
> > END
> > Since the mapserver documentation on pdf creation is rather archaic,
> > any help (a stripped version of someone's mapfile?) would be
> > appreciated!
> > My cairo library is rather old also: 1.4.10. Might this
> have any influence?
> > Many thanks in advance,
> > frequens
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