[mapserver-dev] 6.0 packaging questions

Yewondwossen Assefa yassefa at dmsolutions.ca
Wed Mar 9 12:57:21 EST 2011

On 09/03/2011 12:02 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Devs,
> Some questions about packaging the 6.0 release:
> - MS4W has been including the mstilecache utilities for users 
> (http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2158), is that 
> functionality part of 6.0 now, or must that patch be updated for 6.0?
  We have to leave it out for now and It won't be part of 6.0. I have 
updated the bug on that.

> - which rendering engine should be packaged for 6.0?  (gd, agg, cairo, 
> opengl)  Currently MS4W enables GD and AGG...but 6.0 now has options 
> for Cairo and OpenGL so I am asking for dev's opinions
  I think all mentioned (definitely gd, agg, cairo). Agg is not an 
option any more (can't work without it).

> - am I correct that Flash support was removed for 6.0, and should it 
> be removed from all packager build scripts? (note: aboudreault 
> answered this on IRC: "yes")

Assefa Yewondwossen
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