[mapserver-dev] FW: [mapserver-users] rendering difference between 5.6.3 and 5.6.4

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Tue Jul 13 13:24:12 EDT 2010

I used Christy's sample, and confirmed that a branch-5-6 build now gives 
the same results as 5.6.3 did (on Windows).


Alan Boudreault wrote:
> The problem is effectively related to that enum order. It seems that MapServer 
> doesn't use only the enum name but use the enum integer values (determined by 
> the enum order) to get the inchesPerUnit values. There is scale/units code in 
> 4 different files, I would say that a cleanup should be done to avoid such 
> problems in the future.
> It's now fixed in trunk and backported in branch 5.6. I'd need someone that 
> could get the svn branch 5-6 and confirm that the problem is fixed before 
> Daniel prepares the MS 5.6.5 release. Changeset: 
> http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/changeset/10345
> My apologies for any inconvenience I caused >:|
> regards,
> Alan
> On July 13, 2010 10:36:19 am Daniel Morissette wrote:
>> Lime, Steve D (DNR) wrote:
>>> Probably related to the issue that Steve W. identified yesterday. Time to
>>> start digging folks...
>> I think the problem may be related to the patch for the units enum order:
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3413
>> The patch (r10243) does not seem to sync the inchesPerUnit[] array in
>> mapscale.c...
>> Checking...
>> Daniel

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