[Mapserver-users] Raster problems upgrading from 3.6 to 4.2

Dylan Keon keon at nacse.org
Fri May 28 10:32:36 EDT 2004

On 5/28/2004 6:47 AM, Woody Wallace wrote:
> Hi.
> I have recently downloaded and installed the windows binaries for 
> Mapserver with phpmapscript 4.2 beta 3 that includes GDAL support from 
> the DM solutions downloads page.  Previously we were using version 3.6.  
> Now, with 4.2, maps that contained raster images that require GDAL 
> support (e.g. ESRI grids and 24-bit TIFFs) do not display (although it 
> displays the vector layers in the same maps just fine, while the rasters 
> are supposed to be visible).  I copied the GDAL dll to the 
> winnt/system32 directory as directed.
> Has there been changes to the way the GDAL layers are defined in the 
> mapfile?

There were a number of across-the-board changes between 3.6 and later 
versions.  When upgrading from 3.6, be sure to take a look at 


More information about the mapserver-users mailing list