[Mapserver-users] GRASS raster support

Richard Greenwood rich at greenwoodmap.com
Fri May 28 11:23:44 EDT 2004

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Richard Greenwood wrote:
>> I've run into a glitch displaying GRASS rasters in 4.0.1 and 4.2.0.
>> Mapserver reports an error that the GRASS raster is not a valid EPPL 
>> file, so I recompiled --without-eppl but still no joy:
>>   drawEPP(): Image handling error. EPPL7 support is not available.
>> How can I avoid drawEPP() and force GDAL to render?
> Richard,
> This message generally means that the file wasn't recognised by any of the
> existing drivers and fell through to the "last chance" drawEPP().  I would
> suggest there is a problem with the GRASS driver in GDAL not recognising 
> your
> reference to a GRASS cell layer.  Perhaps you should try and diagnose this
> aspect externally first using gdalinfo.
> Best regards,

Thanks Frank. That was the clue I needed.

For the archives: My problem was that I did not have a .grassrc5 in the 
htdocs directory.

Richard Greenwood

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