[MS4W-Users] Missing PHP-exif-Extension

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Tue Aug 31 07:02:23 EST 2010

On 10-08-31 11:32 AM, ludwig at kni-online.de wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’m trying to get georeferenced images from a GPS-camera into our Postgis-Database, therefore I must read some metadata (coordinates, direction...) from the exif-headers of the jpegs with PHP.
> We use ms4w 3.0 beta 11, but can not enable php_exif.dll in php.ini. The php-documentation says, that PHP must be compiled with “--enable-exif”, phpinfo tells, that ms4w is * *not** compiled with this option.
> I’m unable to compile my own php, is there a possibility to get a ms4w-version * *with** --enable-exif?
> Thanks in advance!

Hello Ludwig,

Yes that should not be a problem, if you tile a ticket with this request 
(login or create an account here, and choose the "MS4W" product: 
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/query.cgi?GoAheadAndLogIn=1), it will be 
added to the next release.


Jeff McKenna
MapServer Consulting and Training Services

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