[maplab-users] MapEdit: Problems with multiple objects f.e. PROJECTION, METADATA

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Tue Aug 2 09:46:46 EDT 2005

Hi Sebastian,

Well the bad news is that this is a known issue with MapLab and PHP 
versions later than 4.3.9. 
  So right now your only option would be to roll back your version of 
PHP, if that is possible for you.  Sorry.


Sebastian Albrecht wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm quite new to MapLab but my first impression is very good and I
> would really like to use these tools.
> The problem:
> I create a new map file or open a new one in MapEdit.
> I add a PROJECTION and a METADATA to the MAP.
> I add a LAYER.
> I add a PROJECTION and a METADATA to the LAYER.
> Now comes a very strange behaviour. The PROJECTION and METADATA
> objects seem to be all the same for the MAP and for the LAYER. That
> means if I edit the PROJECTION string for the layer it is changed for
> the map, too. If I add a METADATA line to the map metadata the
> metadata of the layer is updated, too.
> If I select one PROJECTION objects on the left the other one is
> hilighted bold, too.
> Is this a common problem or do I just have faulty php.ini settings or
> sth.?
> My system: SuSE Linux 8.2, PHP 5.0.4, Mapserver 4.4.2 + Mapscript
> Hopefully someone knows the problem or knows how to fix it.
> Best regards,
> Sebastian Albrecht

Jeff McKenna
DM Solutions Group Inc.

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