[MS4W-Users] Fwd: MapServer 6.0.0-beta6 upgrade package available

Andrew Ross rummagebin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 10:14:29 EST 2011

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From: Andrew Ross <rummagebin at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: [MS4W-Users] MapServer 6.0.0-beta6 upgrade package available
To: Brent Fraser <bfraser at geoanalytic.com>

Thanks, that solves the problem.  In fact this:


appears to work as well as this:


notice the double backslashes throughout the first path.  Is there a section
in the documentation regarding UNC paths? seems like it would be necessary
at this point.

Thanks again,


On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Brent Fraser <bfraser at geoanalytic.com>wrote:

> I noticed that due to parsing changes in mapserver 6,  I had to change
>    IMAGEPATH 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\tmp\'
> to
>    IMAGEPATH 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\tmp\\'
> Note the double backslash at the end.  In the old string, likely the parser
> is interpreting the backslash as an "escape" character, including the quote
> in the string and looking for a close quote (and failing).
> Perhaps UNC paths would work if you used FOUR backslashes (so the parser
> will include two in the string):
> '\\\\mycoumputer\myshare\mypath'
> Best Regards,
> Brent Fraser
> On 4/15/2011 7:13 AM, andrew_peru wrote:
>> Not sure if I'm to provide feedback by answering this e-mail, I guess
>> you'll
>> let me know if not.
>> In the meantime this version will fail to load a map file if it contains
>> UNC
>> paths.  Switched all my paths to letter drives and it loads no problem.
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