[mapserver-dev] RFC-83: Source tree reorganization

thomas bonfort thomas.bonfort at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 14:06:26 EST 2012

Since we are changing the file structure, could we take advantage of
the occasion to rename our source files so that they are not prefixed
with "map". This isn't a fundamental issue, but has the advantage of
simplifying the use of filename autocompletion.


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 09:24, Stephen Woodbridge
<woodbri at swoodbridge.com> wrote:
> On 2/7/2012 11:31 AM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
>> Hi Devs, PSC,
>> I have prepared RFC-83 to propose a reorganization of the source tree
>> for 6.2 to better accommodate the addition of the MapCache and TinyOWS
>> components:
>> http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-83.html
>> While doing this exercise, I noticed a "fonts", "symbols" and "tests"
>> directories that don't seem to have been touched in several years. I'd
>> welcome comments on whether we can get rid of them or not.
>> And finally, we'll try to have a quick meeting of the MapServer group
>> here at the sprint this morning around 9am (in 30 minutes), so if anyone
>> wants to join please ping us on IRC. We could even try to have you join
>> via Skype voice.
> Hi Daniel,
> I think a reorg of the source tree is probably a good idea to make it easier
> to automate and build components in the future.
> I will hazard a guess, that the "fonts", "symbols" and "tests" directories
> are/were for testing the core mapserver and/or were needed to setup the
> mapserver demo page historically, but that is just my guess.
> -Steve W
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