[mapserver-dev] Using mapserver with non-projected raster files

Jan Hartmann j.l.h.hartmann at uva.nl
Tue Mar 9 11:18:36 EST 2010

On 2010-03-08 18:15, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Jan Hartmann wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been using MapServer for a long time to display raw raster files 
>> without projection information, to get control points for 
>> georeferencing. Up to MS 4.10.5, this was no problem, but with 5.6.0 
>> mapserv hangs: no error, the application just doesn't finish. Is this 
>> a bug or is MapServer meant to work with projected files only 
>> nowadays? If so, there should be an error message, but I would prefer 
>> the old behavior
> Jan,
> It is not intentional that MapServer not work with ungeoreferenced 
> rasters.
> If you could construct a small simple demonstration of the issue and file
> a ticket assigned to me I'll dig into it.
> Best regards,

Done. Those interested in Frank's Dutch roots should have a look at the 
attached map:



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