[ms4w-users] Proj.4 and MS4W

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Feb 6 08:00:56 EST 2006

On 2/6/06, Tryggvi Már Ingvarsson <t.m.ingvarsson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all!
> I am relatively new to MapServer but I used it a lot a year ago in an
> university project and my MSc. The version I used then was win32 4.1 that I
> downloaded directly from Mapserver homepage. Now when I again wanted to
> implement a MapServer project I could'nt find the old win32 version and was
> directed to MS4W. Everything works fine with it except... it uses old
> version of the Proj.4 library. The case is that I am trying to use Icelandic
> national lcc projection (epsg: 3057) which is not included in the proj which
> is part of ms4w (ms4w uses 4.4.6 while the current release is 4.4.9 and
> includes epsg:3057). I have not suceeded in adding the projection parameters
> manually.
> Does anyone know when the new proj library will be compiled for win32 ms4w?
> Or does someone have another solution for me?


You should be able to just add the following to your
epsg file:

# ISN93 / Lambert 1993
<3057> +proj=lcc +lat_1=64.25 +lat_2=65.75 +lat_0=65 +lon_0=-19
+x_0=500000 +y_0=500000 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m
+no_defs  <>

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