[mapserver-dev] MapServer.pdf fixes

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sun Oct 18 05:46:39 PDT 2015

Some updates on this & other issues:

- this morning I noticed that demo.mapserver.org was down, restarted apache
- this morning I noticed that the main page's OpenLayers viewer had 
broken tiles, so I restarted the apache tied to that cache (both these 
steps are documented at http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/MapServer_at_AdhocVM)
- this morning I noticed that the mapserver.pdf file is not being 
updated automatically.  Checked into this and the pdf is not being 
copied to mapserver.org from travis-ci.org.  This is related to SAC 
moving mapserver.org to a different machine recently. I'm working with 
SAC now to resolve that (follow along the long thread at 


On 2015-10-03 10:04 AM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hi all,
> Yesterday I noticed that the documentation PDF on mapserver.org was from
> April of 2014, so I tried to build it locally and I had to fix many
> fatal latex errors (committed) but I was eventually successful with 7.0
>   I uploaded it manually to mapserver.org
> But I looked at our travis-ci scripts and apparently to trigger a PDF
> build of the docs we need to include in our git commit messages the text
> "[build_pdf]", that is a good thing to remember :)  I tested that this
> morning.
> -jeff

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