[mapserver-dev] Testing PROJ 5.0.0 release candidates

Michael Smith michael.smith.erdc at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 16:05:20 PST 2018

Nice job Jeff, good to know the new PROJ release works fine with mapserver.


Michael Smith
Remote Sensing/GIS Center
US Army Corps of Engineers

´╗┐On 2/24/18, 7:00 PM, "mapserver-dev on behalf of Jeff McKenna" <mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org on behalf of jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:

    For others interest: here is the upcoming release notes that explains 
    the PROJ API changes (we should still be able to use the old proj_api.h 
    API, as my tests have done, or tried): 
    TODO: examine implementing proj.h API with MapServer.
    Again sorry for all this noise, I just felt it was important to give 
    some feedback to PROJ team before that release.
    Have a good weekend all,
    On 2018-02-24 7:40 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
    > Update: MapServer and PROJ v5 were in fact reprojecting my test map, but 
    > I was confused because (I was testing MS4W packages Mapbender and 
    > GeoMOOSE demos) in fact the GeoMOOSE demo opening map was totally blank 
    > (it should be a parcels line layer).  I went down rabbit holes trying to 
    > find what was happening with PROJ v5 not displaying that data in 
    > GeoMOOSE and MapServer......when in fact if I zoom out a bit the layer 
    > is displayed properly (meaning the data extents have changed in the 
    > displayed EPSG:3857 with PROJ v5).
    > I'll report to GeoMOOSE team.
    > Of course it could only be a mistake in my testing environment.
    > Sorry for all this noise here.
    > -jeff
    > On 2018-02-23 5:18 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
    >> Hi all,
    >> I am wondering if anyone else has tested the PROJ 5 release candidates 
    >> (http://lists.maptools.org/pipermail/proj/2018-February/008045.html).  
    >> I am testing RC5 on Windows, with MapServer branch-7-0 and GDAL 2.2.3, 
    >> and no problems with GDAL (reprojections with ogr2ogr etc), but any 
    >> attempt to reproject with MapServer returns a blank map image and the 
    >> following error in the logs:
    >> msProjectRect(): Projection library error. All points failed to 
    >> reproject.
    >> Has anyone else tested this yet on any platforms?  Please let me know.
    >> Thanks,
    >> -jeff
    Jeff McKenna
    MapServer Consulting and Training Services
    mapserver-dev mailing list
    mapserver-dev at lists.osgeo.org

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