source code layout and organization

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at POBOX.COM
Tue May 29 09:44:48 EDT 2007

Kralidis,Tom [Burlington] wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone have comments w.r.t. the organization of the codebase into
> something more palatable?  For example:
> mapserver/
>  etc/
>  core/
>  formats/
>  mapscript/
>  ogc/
>  tests/
>  util/
> This would be much easier now that MapServer is svn'd.
> This would also provide the opportunity to do a once over against files
> in the codebase (i.e. mapprojhack.c might deserve a more appropriate
> filename, or using mapmygis.c when MapServer can use OGR for VRT style
> and spatial connections).


I'm "-0" on such a change.  To me is seems like "churn".  MapServer
does not really have a very large code base, and there are benefits to
keeping the code in one directory.

I wouldn't mind a bit of cleanup for stuff like mapprojhack or mapmygis.

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