[ms4w-users] MS4W crashes

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Fri Jan 6 17:58:57 EST 2006

There is a new release of the workshop with the fix (thanks to Tom for a 
quick update, and Jim for reporting), available for download at 


Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Jim,
> I've tested the OGC Workshop v1.0.0 and I also get the same problem. The 
> problem does not exist with the previous workshop version.  I've 
> narrowed it down to a corrupt 'rivers.shp' file in /data/, which is 
> causing the problem.
> I'm sure Tom (CC'd) will repackage the workshop with the proper files 
> shortly, and notify the list.
> Thanks for catching this Jim.
> jeff
> Jim Dickerson wrote:
>> I downloaded and installed MS4W yesterday, then downloaded and installed
>> the OGC Workshop app.  When I ran the MapServer Demo Interface, it
>> crashed.  This was on an XP Pro machine.  I tried it on a Win 2000
>> machine and an XP Home machine and got the same results.  The error in
>> the Apache error log is:
>> [client] Premature end of script headers: mapserv.exe,
>> referer:http://localhost/ms_ogc_workshop/client/default/demo_init.html
>> Does anyone have suggestions on what is causing this and how to fix it?

Jeff McKenna
DM Solutions Group Inc.

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