[rosa-users] Rosa applet for mapserver

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at dmsolutions.ca
Tue Jan 25 11:10:43 EST 2005

Palanisamy, Giri wrote:
> I have installed the GMap sample application in windows IIS server, and
> I realized the GMap app is setup for apache server. The IIS server could
> not recognize the "$HTTP_FORM_VARS()" function call, for example for the
> following line of code (in gmap75inc.php)
> if ($HTTP_FORM_VARS["ViewRegion"])
> {}
> I am getting the following error:
> Notice: Undefined index: ViewRegion in
> f:\Inetpub\wwwroot\gmap\htdocs\gmap75.inc.php on line 275
> If I comment out all the lines that contains "$HTTP_FORM_VARS()" then I
> am able to see the map.
> Do you know how I can handle this in IIS?

The problem is not specific to IIS: I think it must be because you have 
E_NOTICE reporting enabled in your php.ini. The simple fix is to disable 
notices using the following in php.ini:

error_reporting = E_ALL & ~E_NOTICE

The "right" fix would be to cleanup the GMap code to test if a given 
array index exists before accessing it, e.g. change the if() statement 
above to the following:

   if (isset($HTTP_FORM_VARS["ViewRegion"]) && 

  Daniel Morissette               dmorissette at dmsolutions.ca
  DM Solutions Group              http://www.dmsolutions.ca/

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