[mapserver-dev] MOTION: Release MapServer 5.6.5 today

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Jul 14 06:41:20 EDT 2010


(ah I had run into a problem last week with 5.6.3 with inline features 
and a 'tiny' label but I thought it was something that I was doing wrong)


Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Hi PSC members,
> Since the deployment of 5.6.4 with its security fixes is blocked by a
> scaling issue (#3173), I motion that we release MapServer 5.6.5 today
> (or as soon as we have enough +1 votes from the PSC) with the following
> two fixes currently in SVN branch-5-6:
> Version 5.6.5 (2010-07-14):
> ---------------------------
> - Fixed scale calculation problem caused by mapscale.c's inchesPerUnits
>   array being out of synch with MS_UNITS enum (#3173)
> - Fixed bitmap text font rendering (tiny was not working) (#3475)
> Please vote... I start the vote with my +1
> If you are aware of other blocker issues with 5.6.4 then please -1 and
> provide more details.
> I was going to create a 5.6.5rc1 package for build packagers to test,
> but unfortunately the OSGeo download server is currently down. I may try
> again later.
> Finally, SteveW reported an issue with NULL shapes in shapefiles that
> appeared somewhere between 5.2.2 and 5.6.4 in ticket #3487. We tried to
> reproduce it without success and are waiting for a test case that will
> not be available before a week so this ticket will have to wait. All the
> details are in the ticket.
> Daniel

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