[mapserver-dev] MapServer 6.0.0-beta2 release
havard.tveite at umb.no
Wed Mar 23 06:19:08 EDT 2011
On 3/22/2011 4:39 PM, Stephen Woodbridge wrote:
> How do you have apache configured.
> fastcgi or cgi?
I use the default Ubuntu Apache2 distribution.
cgi, not fastcgi.
> apache2ctl -V
Server version: Apache/2.2.9 (Debian)
Server built: Dec 11 2010 21:34:00
Server's Module Magic Number: 20051115:15
Server loaded: APR 1.2.12, APR-Util 1.2.12
Compiled using: APR 1.2.12, APR-Util 1.2.12
Server MPM: Prefork
forked: yes (variable process count)
Server compiled with....
-D APR_HAVE_IPV6 (IPv4-mapped addresses enabled)
> apache2ctl -l
Compiled in modules:
> apache2ctl -M
> What does mapserv -v report?
MapServer version 6.0.0-beta2 OUTPUT=GIF OUTPUT=PNG OUTPUT=JPEG SUPPORTS=PROJ SUPPORTS=AGG SUPPORTS=FREETYPE SUPPORTS=ICONV SUPPORTS=WMS_SERVER SUPPORTS=WMS_CLIENT SUPPORTS=WFS_SERVER SUPPORTS=WFS_CLIENT SUPPORTS=WCS_SERVER SUPPORTS=FASTCGI SUPPORTS=THREADS SUPPORTS=GEOS INPUT=POSTGIS INPUT=OGR INPUT=GDAL INPUT=SHAPEFILE
> Can you reproduce this crash using shp2img?
No, I have not been able to produce a crash using shp2img.
> -Steve W
> On 3/22/2011 11:32 AM, Havard Tveite wrote:
>> I have done some tests on beta1 and beta2, mostly to
>> check the new rendering behaviour of Mapserver 6.
>> With both beta1 and beta2 I get frequent crashes -
>> Apache "Internal Server Error". If I reload a map
>> request a number of times, normally more than half
>> of the requests result in an Apache "Internal Server
>> The Apache error logs only lists: "Premature end of
>> script headers: mapserver-6beta"
>> The "same" (except I have had to change some of the
>> rendering things) map file has never caused a crash
>> on 5.6.6.
>> I am on 64 bit Debian Lenny (2.6.26-2-amd64), with
>> Apache/2.2.9 (Debian). PostgreSQL version 8.3.5,
>> PostGIS version 1.4.1. Configuration and compilation
>> of Mapserver went fine.
>> I have run with DEBUG ON, but can't find anything in the
>> logs that I can relate to the crashes.
>> The map file I use is reasonably complex, so it will
>> probably be difficult to isolate the cause of the
>> problem. A local PostgreSQL/PostGIS instance is the source
>> of all the data, both point (26 classes), line (37 classes)
>> and area (18 classes) symbols are rendered.
>> The crashes continue to occur even if I remove the points,
>> the lines or the areas. If I remove all the layers, I do
>> not experience crashes.
>> Even with very few objects rendered the crashes occur
>> Håvard Tveite
>> On 3/18/2011 8:48 PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
>>> Thanks to the hard work from everyone during the Montreal Code Sprint
>>> this week (http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Montreal_Code_Sprint_2011), the
>>> MapServer Team is pleased to announce the release of MapServer
>>> 6.0.0-beta2. This is the latest beta on our way to a final 6.0 release,
>>> and includes a large number of fixes made during the Montreal Code
>>> The 6.0 release introduces important changes in key components of the
>>> MapServer core (rendering, query and expressions), and for this reason
>>> we count on you, MapServer power users, to help test the release in your
>>> respective environments and provide feedback (through the users list or
>>> Trac tickets).
>>> This is the second of four planned beta releases and if all goes well a
>>> final release should occur around the end of April. The full release
>>> plan which also includes the list of new features and changes in this
>>> release is available at:
>>> The list of fixes since beta1 is attached at the end of this message.
>>> For a complete list see the HISTORY.TXT file at:
>>> We have started working on a 5.6 -> 6.0 migration guide. This document
>>> contains important notes on backwards incompatibilities or other changes
>>> required when upgrading to 6.0. It is not complete yet but we strongly
>>> recommend that you review the latest version online at:
>>> The source for this release can be downloaded at:
>>> The binary distributions listed in the download page should be updated
>>> with binaries for the new beta release in the next day or so.
>>> Once again we need your help to ensure a high quality product, so please
>>> help out by testing your applications with this new code base.
>>> Thanks! - The MapServer Team
>>> Version 6.0.0-beta2 (2011-03-18)
>>> - correct scaling of symbol GAP and PATTERN (#3752)
>>> - remove references to SWF/MING
>>> - CGI runtime substitution requires a validation pattern (was optional
>>> before) (#3522)
>>> - add a default png8 outputformat that uses AGG/PNG with quantization
>>> - change MS_INIT_COLOR to take alpha as a parameter
>>> - stop using style->opacity in rendering code, use alpha from colorObjs.
>>> - Fixed big Oracle memory leak when rendering in KML (#3719)
>>> - avoid linking in postgres dependencies unnecessarily (#3708)
>>> - don't initialize outputformats until they are selected
>>> - use "seamless" creation of tiles for polygon fills with vector symbols
>>> - Ability to escape single/double quotes inside a string (#3706)
>>> - Globally replace msCaseFindSubstring with strcasestr (#3255)
>>> - support GROUP layers in shp2img (#3746)
>>> - Honour MAXSIZE for WCS 2.0 responses (#3204).
>>> - fallback to ows_title for WCS ows:Title of CoverageDescription (#3528)
>>> - Added msIO_stripStdoutBufferContentHeaders() to strip off all
>>> Content-* headers from a buffer (#3673, #3665).
>>> - Added raster classification support for STYLE level OPACITY.
>>> - Allow attribute references, that is [itemname], within a TEXT string
>>> - Fixed segmentation fault when parsing invalid extent arguments in
>>> shp2img (#3734)
>>> - Make "openlayers mode" work even without OWS support (#3732)
>>> - Add a static table to define the axis order for soem epsg codes (#3582)
>>> - Add possibility to use KML_NAME_ITEM (#3728)
>>> - Fixed mapfile parsing error when a label angle referenced an attribute
>>> (e.g. ANGLE [angle]) #3727
>>> - Removed executable flag on some source files (#3726)
>>> - Fixed SQL Spatial to be able to use UniqueIdentifier field as unique
>>> key (#3722)
>>> - Fix PHP Windows build (#3714)
>>> - Fixed --with-opengl build issue: Look for OpenGL libs under
>>> /usr/lib64 as
>>> well (#3724)
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