MS RFC 8: Pluggable External Feature Layer Providers

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at POBOX.COM
Wed Oct 26 13:22:27 EDT 2005

On 10/26/05, Jani Averbach <javerbach at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to ask MS TSC to vote for this proposal. I am sorry that this
> came so late, but if this passes, it will be ready and implemented for coming 4.8
> before feature freeze.


My only comment is that I think you ought to copy CPLGetSymbol
into MapServer so the plugin mechanism works even without GDAL.
Functions copied (and renamed) from GDAL/port should be placed
in mapcpl.c.


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