[MS4W-Users] OS support

Thomas RAFFIN traffin at sirap.fr
Thu May 19 11:42:56 EST 2011


There could be an issue using MDB2 (and/or postgreSQL MDB2 drivers 
and/or postgreSQL drivers) with MS4W 3.0 32 bits (Apache, PHP, 
Mapserver, ... no IIS or something like that) on Windows 7 64 bits. We 
didn't find time to investigate more so the bug was not reported.

- MDB2 version 2.5.0b3 installed via PEAR
- postgreSQL 8.4 or postgreSQL 9 both 32 bits
- Windows 7 64 bits
- MS4W 3.0 and MS4W 2.x

The problem is requests are very long with the "tableInfo" method of 
MDB2 whereas the same install on the same computer with MS4W 2.x works 
and both PG 8.4 or 9 32.

By the way MapServer seems to works correctly with all those the 


Le 19/05/2011 17:42, Smith, Michael ERDC-CRREL-NH a écrit :
> We are using 64 bit Apache (not the apache from MS4W). Our Apache is part of
> the Oracle App Server.
> ---------
> Michael Smith
> Remote Sensing GIS Center
> US Army Corps of Engineers
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Daniel Morissette<dmorissette at mapgears.com>
> To: Smith, Michael ERDC-CRREL-NH
> Cc: ms4w-users at lists.maptools.org<ms4w-users at lists.maptools.org>
> Sent: Thu May 19 10:40:27 2011
> Subject: Re: [MS4W-Users] OS support
> On 11-05-19 11:29 AM, Smith, Michael ERDC-CRREL-NH wrote:
>> Daniel,
>> We have many folks in the Corps that do this, run MS4W in 32bit mode under
>> 64bit Apache. We have not had any issues with it.
> Thank you Mike.
> Did you really mean "under 64bit Apache" or instead "under 64bit Windows"?
> i.e. What are the exact steps for this setup to work? Does MS4W 32 bit
> including its bundled version of Apache work out of the box in 32bit
> mode under 64bit Windows, or does one need to replace the Apache in MS4W
> with a 64 bit version for this to work?

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