MS4W Release HistoryΒΆ

(see active ticket list on Trac: http://www.ms4w.com/trac/report/1)

2017-02-15 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.2.1 created. Notable changes are:

    • fixed SVG symbols display in MapServer (trac ticket 3)
    • modified setup.exe installer to check for VC Redistributable, and install if necessary
    • rebuilt ApacheMonitor.exe (trac ticket 106)
    • fixed MapCache loading issue, by using branch-1-4 (trac ticket 105)
    • fixed spelling mistake in README_INSTALL.txt (trac ticket 103)
2017-02-01 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.2.0 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded PHP to 5.6.30 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript (CSharp, Java, Python, PHP) to 7.0.4 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt MapServer plugins for Oracle & Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded GDAL to 2.1.3 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler (trac ticket 69)
    • added Oracle, Java, CSharp, ECW (3.3 SDK) GDAL plugins with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • moved all GDAL plugins into /gdalplugins/
    • upgraded Apache to 2.4.25 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • updated cURL certificates bundle
    • rebuilt mod_fcgid with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded BerkeleyDB support to 6.2.23 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded MapCache to 1.5-dev with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt Apache H264 Streaming Module with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded TinyOWS to 1.2-dev with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt JPEG support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt zlib support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded libPNG support to 1.6.27 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded libTIFF support to 4.0.7 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded PROJ.4 support to 4.9.3 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded GeoTIFF support to SVN-trunk-20170106 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt ECW (3.3 SDK) plugin with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded Expat support to 2.2.0 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded Xerces support to 3.1.4 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt SZIP support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded HDF5 support to 1.10.0-patch1 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded HDF4 support to 4.2.12 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt MrSID support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded PostgreSQL support to 9.6.1 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded MySQL support to 5.7.17 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded GEOS support to 3.6.0 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded SQLite support to 3.16.2 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt ICONV support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt FreeXL support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded libxml2 support to 2.9.4 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt SpatiaLite support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt ReadOSM support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt spatialite-tools support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • added README for spatialite-tools
    • upgraded FITS support to 3.410 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded OpenSSL support to 1.0.2k with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded cURL support to 7.52.1 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt NetCDF support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded Python support to 2.7.13 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded LibKML support to git-20170118 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded Freetype support to 2.7.1 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt Pixman support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded Cairo support to 1.14.8 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded Poppler support to 0.51.0 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt FriBidi support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • rebuilt FastCGI support with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded GIFLIB support to 5.1.2 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded PCRE support to 8.39 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • upgraded HarfBuzz support to 1.3.4 with Visual Studio 2012 compiler
    • removed ESRI File Geodatabase driver (use OpenFileGDB driver instead)
2016-06-27 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 4.0.0-alpha3 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded PHP to 7.0.8 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler (trac ticket 5)
    • built additional PHP extensions with Visual Studio 2015 compiler: pdo_mysql (trac ticket 52), pdo_oci, oci8, bzip2
    • rebuilt all GDAL plugins and bindings
    • moved CSharp, Java, Python bindings into folder /ms4w/gdalbindings/
    • updated script /gdalbindings/python/test-cgi-mapscript.py for Python 3
    • PHPMapScript will not work in this version, needs dev work + funding
    • see http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-117.html
2016-06-20 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 4.0.0-alpha2 created. Notable changes are:

    • rebuilt MapServer 7.1-dev with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt Apache with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded MapCache to 1.5-dev with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt mod_fcgid with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded OpenSSL support to 1.0.2h with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded cURL support to 7.49.1 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt Apache H264 Streaming Module with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded BerkeleyDB support to 6.2.23 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • still need to rebuild PHP 7 (& its extensions), therefore PHP & MapScript will not work in this version
2016-05-06 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.4 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded GDAL to 2.1.0 (trac ticket 50)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.4.20 (trac ticket 55)
    • upgraded OpenSSL support to 1.0.2h (trac ticket 57)
    • upgraded CURL support to 7.48.0
2016-04-21 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 4.0.0-alpha1 created. Notable changes are:

    • rebuilt JPEG support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt zlib support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt libPNG support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt libTIFF support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt PROJ.4 support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded GeoTIFF support to SVN-trunk-03282016 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded Expat support to 2.1.1 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded Xerces support to 3.1.3 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt SZIP support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded MrSID support to SDK 9.5.1 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded PostgreSQL support to 9.5.2 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded MySQL support to 5.7.11 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded GEOS support to SVN-trunk-0404016 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded SQLite support to 3.12.0 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded ICONV support to 1.14 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded FreeXL support to 1.0.2 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt libxml2 support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded Python support to 3.5.1 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded MySQL support to 5.7.12 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded SpatiaLite support to 4.4.0-RC0 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt ReadOSM support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded spatialite-tools support to 4.4.0-RC0 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded FITS support to 3.380 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt OpenSSL support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded cURL support to 7.48.0 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt NetCDF support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded LibKML support to git-04182016 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded Freetype support to 2.6.3 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded Pixman support to 0.34.0 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt Cairo support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt Poppler support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded SWIG support to 3.0.8 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt Python, Oracle GDAL plugins with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • added Java, CSharp, ECW (3.3 SDK) GDAL plugins with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • moved all GDAL plugins into /gdalplugins/
    • added HDF5 1.8.16 support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • added HDF4 4.2.11 support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded GDAL support to 2.1.0-dev with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded PCRE support to 8.38 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt FriBidi support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded HarfBuzz support to 1.2.6 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • upgraded GIFLIB support to 5.1.2 with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • rebuilt FastCGI support with Visual Studio 2015 compiler
    • still need to rebuild MapServer (& its libraries), Apache (& its modules), PHP (& its extensions), ...
    • therefore MapServer, Apache, PHP will not work in this version
2016-03-03 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.3 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 7.0.1 (trac ticket 47)
    • upgraded OpenSSL support to 1.0.2g (trac ticket 46)
    • upgraded CURL support to 7.47.1
    • added sample MapServer fonts and symbolset into /apps/etc/ (trac ticket 49)
    • upgraded to MapCache 1.4.1 (trac ticket 39)
2016-01-30 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.2 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 7.0.1-dev
    • upgraded GDAL to 2.0.2 (trac ticket 36)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.4.18 (trac ticket 35)
    • disabled “expose_php” in php.ini (trac ticket 33)
    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/
    • upgraded JPEG support to 9b
    • upgraded libPNG support to 1.6.21
    • upgraded libTIFF support to CVS-head-01262016
    • upgraded GeoTIFF support to SVN-trunk-01252016
    • upgraded PROJ.4 support to 4.9.2 (trac ticket 17)
    • upgraded PostgreSQL support to 9.5.0
    • upgraded GEOS support to SVN-trunk-01272016
    • upgraded libxml2 support to 2.9.3
    • upgraded Freetype support to 2.6.2
    • upgraded Pixman support to 0.32.8
    • upgraded Cairo support to 1.14.6
    • upgraded Poppler support to 0.39.0
    • upgraded OpenSSL support to 1.0.2f (trac ticket 37)
    • upgraded CURL support to 7.47.0
    • upgraded NetCDF support to 4.4.0
    • upgraded HarfBuzz support to 1.1.3
    • disabled PATH setting in Apache, regarding issue with Oracle connections (trac ticket 26)
2015-12-18 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.1 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded GDAL to 2.0.1 (trac ticket 18)
    • upgraded to Python 2.7.11 support
    • upgraded GDAL bindings for Python 2.7.11
    • added local GDAL/OGR html format pages
    • upgraded Apache to 2.4.17 (trac ticket 25)
    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.2e
    • added openssl.exe utility
    • upgraded to CURL 7.46.0
    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/
    • added missing php_oci8 dlls (trac ticket 26)
2015-09-10 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.0 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded PHP to 5.4.45 security release (trac ticket 16)
    • compiled PHP additionally with fileinfo, intl, apcu (trac ticket 6)
    • enabled Apache mod_rewrite module (trac ticket 6)
    • configured Apache settings for AcceptFilter, EnableSendfile, EnableMMAP (trac ticket 14)
2015-08-07 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.0-beta4 created. Notable changes are:

    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 7.0.0
    • upgraded GDAL to 2.0.0
    • upgraded Apache to 2.4.12
    • upgraded PHP to 5.4.44
    • added H264 Streaming Module for Apache
    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/
    • upgraded to libPNG 1.6.17
    • upgraded to libTIFF-CVS-master-06162015
    • upgraded to GeoTIFF-SVN-trunk-06162015
    • upgraded to PROJ.4-git-master-06162015
    • upgraded to Xerces 3.1.2
    • upgraded to HDF5 1.8.15-patch1
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.4.4
    • upgraded to MySQL 5.5.44
    • upgraded to GEOS-SVN-trunk-06182015
    • upgraded to sqlite 3.8.10.2
    • added FreeXL 1.0.1
    • upgraded to libxml2 2.9.2
    • upgraded to libspatialite 4.3.0-RC1
    • added ReadOSM 1.0.0e
    • added spatialite-tools 4.3.0-RC1
    • added spatialite tools to setenv.bat
    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.2c
    • upgraded to CURL 7.43.0
    • upgraded NetCDF to 4.3.3.1
    • upgraded to Freetype 2.6
    • upgraded to Pixman 0.32.6
    • upgraded to Cairo 1.14.2
    • upgraded to Poppler 0.33.0
    • added HarfBuzz 0.9.41
    • added libSVG 0.1.4
    • added libSVG-Cairo 0.1.6
    • upgraded to PCRE 8.37
    • upgraded to shapelib 1.3.0
    • added Unix commandline tools
    • upgraded to Oracle SDK 12.1.0.2.0
    • upgraded to TinyOWS 1.1.1 & added demo
    • upgraded to BerkeleyDB 6.1.26
    • upgraded to MapCache 1.4.0
2014-07-11 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.0-beta3 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.11.0
    • upgraded to jpeg 9a support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to libPNG 1.6.12 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to MrSID SDK 9.1 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.3.4 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1h support for GDAL
    • upgraded to CURL 7.37.0 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to Freetype 2.5.3 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to libKML git-07112014 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to Poppler 0.26.2 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to ESRI File Geodatabase 1.3 API support for GDAL
    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/
    • upgraded mod_fcgid to 2.3.9
2014-01-15 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.0-beta2 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 6.4.1
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.10.1
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.26
    • upgraded PHP to 5.4.24
    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/
    • upgraded to libPNG 1.6.8 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.3.2 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1f support for GDAL
    • upgraded to CURL 7.34.0 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to GEOS 3.4.2 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to Freetype 2.5.2 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to Poppler 0.24.5 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to Cairo 1.12.16 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to libxml2 2.9.1 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to MrSID SDK 9.0 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to Oracle SDK 12.1.0.1.0 for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to zlib 1.2.8 support for GDAL and MapServer
2013-04-20 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.1.0-beta1 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 6.2.1
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.10.0-rc4
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.24
    • upgraded PHP to 5.4.14
    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/
    • upgraded to jpeg 9 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to libPNG 1.6.1 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to libTIFF 4.0.3 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to HDF5 1.8.10-patch1 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.2.4 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1e support for GDAL
    • upgraded to CURL 7.30.0 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to GEOS 3.3.8 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to Freetype 2.4.11 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to Poppler 0.22.3 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to Cairo 1.12.14 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to libxml2 2.9.0 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to MapCache (Apache module and seeder) as of Mar 21, 2013 build
    • added commandline utilities dbsql, sqlite3
    • add tinyows.exe into /cgi-bin/ (as of Apr 20, 2013 build)
2012-05-26 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.6 created. Notable changes are:
    • rebuilt cairo, hdf5, libxml2 due to reliance on old zlib version (ticket 2394)
2012-05-25 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.5 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 6.0.3 (ticket 2393)

    • upgraded GDAL to 1.9.1 (ticket 2387)

    • upgraded PHP to 5.4.3 (ticket 2368)

    • security:
      • moved php.exe from the cgi-bin to the /tools directory
      • moved /Apache/htdocs/phpinfo.php to /tmp
      • thank you to Mike Arnold
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.22, with OpenSSL 0.9.8t (ticket 2392)

    • upgraded mod_fcgid to 2.3.7

    • upgraded the CA bundle file in /Apache/conf/ca-bundle/

    • upgraded to jpeg 8d support for GDAL and MapServer

    • upgraded to zlib 1.2.7 support for GDAL and MapServer

    • upgraded to libPNG 1.5.10 support for GDAL and MapServer

    • upgraded to libTIFF 4.0.1 support for GDAL

    • upgraded to GeoTIFF 1.4.0 support for GDAL (ticket 2391)

    • upgraded to expat 2.1.0 support for GDAL

    • upgraded to MrSID SDK 8.5 support for GDAL

    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.1.3 support for GDAL

    • upgraded PROJ.4 to 4.8.0 (ticket 2366)

    • upgraded to Oracle SDK 11.2.0.3.0 for GDAL and MapServer

    • upgraded to ESRI File Geodatabase 1.2 API support for GDAL

    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1c support for GDAL

    • upgraded to CURL 7.25.0 support for GDAL and MapServer

    • upgraded to GEOS 3.3.3 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket 2377)

    • upgraded to libKML svn-05242012 support for GDAL

    • upgraded to Freetype 2.4.9 support for MapServer

    • replaced GNU RegEx library with PCRE library (ticket 2365)

    • upgraded to libxml2 2.7.8 support for MapServer

2012-02-13 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.4 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.10 (ticket 2362)
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 6.0.2 release (ticket 2364)
2012-01-22 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.4-beta1 created. Notable changes are:
    • added MapCache module to Apache (ticket 2306)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.9.0 (ticket 2356)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.21, with OpenSSL 0.9.8r (ticket 2349)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.9 (ticket 2343)
    • rebuilt PHP with LDAP support (ticket 2353)
    • added Apache and PHP licenses to MS4W Component Licensing (ticket 2310)
    • added ESRI File Geodatabase support for GDAL (ticket 2338)
    • upgraded to GEOS 3.3.2 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket 2357)
    • upgraded to libPNG 1.5.7 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket 2287)
    • upgraded to libTIFF 4.0.0 support for GDAL (ticket 2358)
    • upgraded to geoTIFF 1.3.1-dev support for GDAL
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.1.2 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to Freetype 2.4.8 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to Oracle SDK 11.2.0.2.0 for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to Poppler 0.20.0 support for GDAL
2011-07-12 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.3 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 6.0.1 security release (ticket 2336)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.8.1RC2 (ticket 2337)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.19, with OpenSSL 0.9.8r (ticket 2325)
    • added libpoppler library to GDAL build to read geospatial PDF documents (ticket 2308)
    • added Cairo library for PDF and SVG output in MapServer
    • added giflib library to MapServer build
    • added missing Python scripts into /python/gdal/ (ticket 2317)
    • removed extra SetEnv PATH from Apache’s httpd.conf (ticket 2312)
    • added VERSION.txt document to MS4W root (ticket 2309)
2011-04-08 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.2 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.6 (ticket 2299)
    • added missing CURL_CA_BUNDLE to Apache (ticket 2305)
    • added libKML support for GDAL (ticket 2294)
2011-01-27 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0.1 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.6.6 release (ticket 2286)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.8.0 (ticket 2289)
    • upgraded to MrSID SDK 8.0 support for GDAL (ticket 2291)
2011-01-11 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.6.5 release (ticket 2246)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.7.3 (ticket 2280)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.17 (ticket 2279)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.5 (ticket 2278)
    • rebuilt PHP with exif support (ticket 2261)
    • upgraded mod_fcgid to 2.3.6 (ticket 2281)
    • fixed GIF symbol rendering problem based on size (ticket 2094)
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 9.0.2 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to jpeg 8b support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to zlib 1.2.5 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to geotiff 1.3.1-dev support for GDAL
    • upgraded to xerces 3.1.1 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to HDF5 5.1.8 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.0c support for GDAL
    • upgraded to CURL 7.21.3 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to Freetype 2.4.4 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to Iconv 1.11.1 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to libxml2 2.7.7 support for MapServer
    • added shptreetst utility (ticket 2253)
2010-04-20 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta11 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.15 (ticket 2178)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.2 (ticket 2174)
    • rebuilt PHP with PDO ODBC and PGSQL support (ticket 2168)
    • rebuilt PHP with MCrypt support (ticket 2177)
    • upgraded mod_fcgid to 2.3.5
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.7.1 (ticket 2179)
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.6.3 release (ticket 2170)
    • upgraded PROJ.4 to 4.7.0 (ticket 2106)
    • upgraded GEOS to 3.2.2 (ticket 2132)
    • added spatialite support to GDAL build (ticket 2167)
    • added GDAL’s testepsg utility (ticket 2122)
    • added msTileCache utilities (ticket 2158)
    • added custom EPSG codes note to README_INSTALL (ticket 2182)
    • added missing geotiff csv files into /ms4w/gdaldata/ (ticket 2100)
2010-01-27 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta10 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.7.0 (ticket 2126)
    • add soap extension to PHP (ticket 2154)
    • add missing CSharp mapscript files (ticket 2155)
    • add missing cgi-bin dlls (ticket 2156)
2010-01-26 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta9 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.14 (ticket 2151)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.1 (ticket 2123)
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.6.1 release (ticket 2152)
    • added missing shapelib.dll for shp2tile utility (ticket 2127)
    • change to mod_fcgid hosted on http://httpd.apache.org/mod_fcgid/ (ticket 2133)
2009-09-08 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta8 created. Notable changes are:
    • added multibyte regex support to PHP, required for Mapbender package (ticket 2086)
2009-09-01 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta7 created. Notable changes are:
    • added mbstring and gettext libraries to PHP, required for Mapbender package (ticket 2086)
    • modified Python MapScript filenames in README_INSTALL (ticket 2087)
2009-07-31 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta6 created. Notable changes are:
    • modified Python GDAL module name for Python 2.6 (ticket 2007)
    • added Python GDAL note in README_INSTALL (ticket 2007)
2009-07-23 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta5 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.4.2 release
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.0 (ticket 2075)
    • rebuilt PHP with dbase support (ticket 2077)
    • modified Curl certificates bundle (ticket 1762)
    • modified php.ini settings for ka-Map package (ticket 2049)
    • added SDE note in README_INSTALL (ticket 2076)
2009-07-02 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta4 created. Notable changes are:
    • added notes for FastCGI with Oracle in README_INSTALL.html (ticket 2074)
    • added Curl certificates bundle (ticket 1762)
    • rebuilt SDE MapServer plugins (ticket 2072)
    • removed DEM Utilities (ticket 2070)
2009-06-23 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta3 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.4.1 release
    • upgraded GDAL to svn-06232009
    • upgraded to geos 3.1-branch (svn 06232009)
    • upgraded to Oracle 11g support for GDAL and MapServer
    • rebuilt SDE plugins for beta release
2009-05-02 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta2 created. Only change was:
    • use Apache binaries from ApacheLounge (ticket 2039)
2009-04-28 Gateway Geomatics
  • ms4w version 3.0-beta1 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded MapServer and MapScript to 5.4.0 release
    • upgraded GDAL to svn-04272009 (ticket 1977)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.11 (ticket 2008)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.3.0-rc2 (ticket 1976)
    • built all dependencies with MSVC 2008 compiler
    • upgraded to png 1.2.35 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket#1625)
    • upgraded to tiff-cvs-04152009 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to geotiff 1.2.5 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to xerces 3.0.1 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to hdf5 1.8.2 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to mrsid SDK 7.0.0.2181 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to postgresql 8.3.7 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to mysql 5.1.34 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to fits 3.14 support for GDAL
    • upgraded to proj svn-04222009 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket#2018)
    • added openssql 0.9.8k support to libcurl build for GDAL and MapServer (ticket#1762)
    • upgraded to libcurl 7.19.4 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket#1762)
    • upgraded to geos 3.1.0 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket#2025)
    • upgraded to swig 1.3.39 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to python 2.6.2 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to freetype 2.3.9 support for MapServer
    • upgraded to pdflib-lite 7.0.4pl support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to libxml 2.7.3 support for MapServer
    • removed ecw support from GDAL build (ticket#2037)
    • removed demtools because of new gdaldem utility in GDAL
    • upgraded to oracle 11g support for GDAL and MapServer
2008-12-01 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.3.1 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 5.2.1 release
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.10 (ticket 1969)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.6.0 RC2 (ticket 1973)
    • upgraded PROJ.4 to 4.6.1 release
    • rebuilt plugin for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (ticket 1964)
    • added SDE PATH note to documentation (ticket 1939)
2008-09-24 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.3.0 created. Only change was:
    • added plugin for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 support (ticket 1944)
2008-08-30 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.9 created. Only change was:
    • replaced libmysql.dll with older version (ticket 1730)
2008-08-08 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.8 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 5.2.0 release
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.9 (ticket 1903)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.5.2 release (ticket 1905)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.2.6 (ticket 1902)
    • added fribidi2 support to MapServer build, which allows rendering of UTF8 labels with shaping support for Arabic and Hebrew (ticket 1914)
    • upgraded PROJ.4 to 4.6.1 RC1 (ticket 1590)
    • upgraded PostgreSQL support in GDAL and MapServer to version 8.3.3
    • added mod_fcgid to Apache and updated README with instructions (ticket 1631)
2008-02-08 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.7 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 5.0.2 release
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.5.0 release (ticket 1830)
    • upgraded to Python 2.5.1 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket 1831)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.2.5 (ticket 1834)
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.8 (ticket 1835)
    • upgraded to GD 2.0.35 support for MapServer (ticket 1820)
    • upgraded to SWIG 1.3.33 support for GDAL and MapServer (ticket 1780)
    • upgraded to libTIFF CVS support (02/04/08) for GDAL
    • added DEMtools utilities (ticket 1813)
    • upgraded SDE and Oracle plugin files for GDAL and MapServer
2007-09-17 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.6 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 5.0 release
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.4.2 release (ticket 1745)
    • upgraded PHP to 5.2.4 (ticket 1779)
    • added missing PHP_OGR and OWTChart docs (ticket 1785)
    • added non-root install notes to README (ticket 1760)
    • added new SDE plugin files for SDE connections and updated the README (ticket 1729)
    • added Oracle builds for mapscript C, Java, and Python (ticket 1783)
    • added SHAPELIB/contrib utilities (ticket 1797)
2007-08-22 Y Assefa
  • ms4w version 2.2.5 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 4.10.3 release
2007-06-08 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.4 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 4.10.2 release
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.4.1 release
    • upgraded PHP to 5.2.3 (ticket 1715)
    • added PROJ_LIB variable to setenv.bat (ticket 1706)
    • modified Python mapscript path in README (ticket 1712)
    • added AVCE00 utilties (ticket 1691)
    • SDE support is temporarily unavailable (ticket 1729)
2007-03-06 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.3 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 4.10.1 release
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.4
    • upgraded PHP to 5.2.1 (ticket 1654)
    • added Vista installation notes (ticket 1653)
    • upgraded to PostgreSQL 8.2.3 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • removed php_mapscript_4.10.0.dll, the file is now named php_mapscript.dll
2007-01-17 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 2.2.2 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.4.0 release
    • added FITS, HDF5, SQLite, NetCDF format support to GDAL build
    • upgraded to geotiff 1.2.3 for GDAL build
    • upgraded to tiff 3.8.2 for GDAL build
    • upgraded to Python 2.4.4 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • upgraded to swig 1.3.29 support for GDAL and MapServer
    • added FastCGI support for MapServer build
2006-11-09 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w versions 2.2.1 created. Only changes are:
    • upgraded PHP to 5.2.0 (ticket 1611)
    • included ‘php_mapscript.dll’ file (ticket 1602)
2006-10-12 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w versions 2.2 and 1.6 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 4.10.0 release
    • upgraded Apache to 2.2.3
    • upgraded PHP to 5.1.6 and 4.4.4 (tickets 1328, 1550)
    • modified PHP5’s php.ini to allow short tags (ticket 1538)
2006-07-20 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w versions 2.1 and 1.5.5 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded mapserver and mapscript to 4.8.4
    • fixed oracle and sde plugins (ticket 1499)
    • upgraded PostgreSQL in build to 8.1.4 (ticket 1467)
    • upgraded GEOS in build to 2.2.3
    • enabled MrSID support by default
    • modified libcurl in build for SSL support (ticket 1524)
2006-05-30 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w 2.0 branch created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded PHP to 5.1.4
2006-05-30 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.5.4 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded Apache to 2.0.58 (ticket 1465)
    • increased mapserver’s max number of symbols to 128 (ticket 1462)
    • upgraded shp2tile to 1.14
    • added gdal python files (ticket 1464)
    • added Python mapscript instructions to readme, and test script, from Ken Boss
2006-05-09 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.5.3 created. Notable changes are:
    • rebuilt mapserver due to microsoft runtime library dependency (ticket 1458)
    • included Oracle and SDE libmap dlls as part of package (ticket 1445)
    • upgraded GDAL to 1.3.2
    • upgraded GEOS to 2.2.2
2006-05-04 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.5.2 created. Notable changes are:
    • rebuilt mapserver due to php.exe crash (ticket 1409)
    • update gdal to cvs snapshot
    • updated gdaldata files
    • added mapscript build notes to README (ticket 1395)
    • modified php.ini to load postgresql extension by default (ticket 1443)
    • added Apache password authentication section to README (ticket 1446)
2006-04-12 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.5.1 created. Only change was:
    • rebuilt PHP/mapscript due to processQueryTemplate crash (MapServer ticket 1745)
2006-04-01 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.5.0 created. Notable changes are:
    • built with Hobu’s MapServer buildkit (ticket 1382)
    • added mapserver release of 4.8.3
    • added CSharp, Java, and Python mapscript
    • modified gdalplugin structure for MrSID, Oracle, and SDE plugins
    • removed mapserver 4.6.1 release from package
    • added shpdiff.exe utility (ticket 1371)
    • fixed path in mapserv-utils readme (ticket 1368)
    • add missing files in /proj/nad directory (ticket 1385)
    • added plugin instructions for MrSID, Oracle, and SDE to README_INSTALL doc
    • added library versions used in MapServer build to README_INSTALL doc
2006-03-02 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.4.1 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded PHP to 4.4.3-dev (ticket 1310)
    • added GDAL_DRIVER_PATH to setenv.bat (ticket 1020)
2006-02-07 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.4.0 created. Notable changes are:
    • added mapserver release of 4.8.1 cgi and phpmapscript
    • removed mapserver 4.4.2 release from package
    • upgraded PHP to 4.4.2 (ticket 1188)
    • combined setenv.bat files for all utilities (ticket 1190)
    • upgraded shp2tile to 1.13 release (ticket 1106)
    • added dll-hell description to troubleshooting in install doc (ticket 1194)
    • added error reporting options to quickmap.php (ticket 1239)
    • added apache-restart.bat script (ticket 1200)
    • added shapelib utilities
    • restructured /tools
2005-10-27 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.3.0 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded libcurl to 7.15.0 in cgi/mapscript (ticket 1177)
    • upgraded GDAL/OGR to 1.3.1
    • upgraded PHP to 4.4.0 (ticket 1179)
    • upgraded apache to 2.0.55
    • added recent gdal reference files
    • cleaned proj directory
    • created rSt/html version of install document
2005-09-15 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.2.2 created. One change:
    • upgraded to mapserver 4.6.1
2005-06-24 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.2.1 created. One change:
    • added new version of php_ogr.dll (ticket 1100)
2005-06-22 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.2 created. Notable changes are:
    • added mapserver final release of 4.6.0 cgi and mapscript
    • added apache-uninstall batch file
2005-05-25 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.1 created. Notable changes are:
    • added mapserver release of 4.6.0 beta2 cgi and mapscript
    • removed mapserver 4.2.1 files
    • upgraded php to 4.3.11 (ticket 929)
    • upgraded apache to 2.0.54
    • added gdal utilities
    • added shp2tile, obtained from http://imaptools.com/ (ticket 938)
    • added all gdal reference files (ticket 1001)
    • added GDAL_DRIVER_PATH env variable and gdalplugins folder (ticket 1020)
    • added php_sqlite extension (ticket 1021)
    • added php_chameleon extension (ticket 1060)
2004-12-22 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.0.3 created. One change:
    • upgraded to mapserver release of 4.4.1 cgi and mapscript
2004-12-17 Jeff McKenna
2004-11-30 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.0.1 created. One change:
    • upgraded to mapserver release of 4.4.0 cgi and mapscript
2004-11-09 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 1.0 created. Notable changes are:
    • added mapserver 4.4-beta2 cgi and mapscript
    • removed mapserver 3.6 and 4.0 versions
    • removed libwww dlls from cgi-bin
    • moved php.ini to cgi-bin (ticket 667)
    • moved xslt dlls (expat, iconv, sablot) to cgi-bin (ticket 677)
    • modified setenv.bat for mapserv and ogrinfo tools (ticket 605)
    • updated readme_install.txt (ticket 536)
    • included small script to delete tmp files
    • added latest mapserv-utils files
2004-07-21 Jeff McKenna
  • ms4w version 0.9 created. Notable changes are:
    • new version of mapserver 4.2 cgi and php_mapscript_42.dll (version 4.2.1 release of mapserver)
    • updated to Apache version 2.0.50
    • updated to PHP version 4.3.7
    • only one php.ini in package (/ms4w/apache/php/php.ini)
    • added s57 support files to package
    • added ogr utilities to package
    • added mapserver utilities to package
    • included pgsql75win (postgres for windows) as an extra add-on package for ms4w
    • added OWTChart documentation
    • added install instructions (/ms4w/README_INSTALL.txt)
2004-02-16 Paul Spencer
  • ms4w version 0.8 created. Notable changes are:
    • Updated the ms4w installation with new versions of mapserver 4.1 cgi and php_mapscript_41.dll as of 2004 02 16.
2003-10-16 Paul Spencer
  • ms4w version 0.6 created. Notable changes are:
    • removed httpd_local.conf that was inadvertently included in 0.5.
    • added php_ogr.dll to php extensions directory.
2003-09-05 Paul Spencer
  • ms4w version 0.5 created. Notable changes are:
    • upgraded to PHP 4.3.3 release version
    • upgraded to latest php_mapscript_40.dll (some minor ticket fixes)
    • added an auto-generated list for installed apps
    • apps are now expected to provide an “app_name.pkg.html” file in the /ms4w/Apache/htdocs directory that displays some app-specific information under the Applications section of the index page.
2003-08-05 Paul Spencer
  • ms4w version 0.4 created. Notable changes are:
    • (ticket 12, 13, 19) replaced PHP MapScript DLL with latest version 4.0 release
    • (ticket 18)updated php config by removing Zend stuff
    • (ticket 8, 16) updated docs to include info on setting up ms4w on different drives
    • (ticket 15) updated httpd.conf by moving include of httpd.d files to the end of the file so that included files can override defaults in the httpd.conf file (specifically for supporting installations that use map files on different root directories).
2003-07-04 Paul Spencer
  • ms4w version 0.3 created. Notable changes are:
    • removed apps from base distribution and created separate zips for them to reduce download size
    • updated documentation
2003-06-25 Paul Spencer
  • ms4w version 0.2 created. Notable changes are:
    • moved dlls from /ms4w/bin back into cgi-bin due to configuration problems under apache.
2003-06-12 Paul Spencer
  • created ms4w initial version from Daniel Morissette’s first try. Notable changes are:
    • moved apps from Apache into own directory
    • created httpd.d directory for apps and local config
    • moved dlls from cgi-bin to /ms4w/bin for security