[mapserver-dev] 6.2 release notes/announcement

thomas bonfort thomas.bonfort at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 05:56:34 PST 2012

I have added your suggestions to the repo, they should appear shortly. I'll
let Alan or Alexandre amend if needed, but will be announcing the release
on our mailing lists in the coming hour anyways.


On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Daniel Morissette <dmorissette at mapgears.com
> wrote:

> there is at least one incompatibility that has been encountered with
> MapScript vs the support for multiple label objects in a class. In 6.0 and
> older, label was an immutable member of the class object, and a single
> label was always allocated as part of the classObj. In 6.2, there is no
> label allocated in the class object by default and your MapScript code
> (python, etc.) has to create new label objects and add them to the class
> object. Three new methods were added to the classObj in MapScript to handle
> this: getLabel, addLabel, removeLabel. Existing scripts need to be updated
> or risk silent failures as SWIG MapScript (at least in python) does not
> complain on invalid access to the label member of the classObj.
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