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documentation for MapServer

This package provides some brief documentation for MapServer.

MapServer is a CGI-based framework for Internet map services which supports Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards. Scripting functionality in MapScript is provided by the suggested mapscript library packages.

Package version:5.0.3-3+lenny7



The MapServer is a system for developing web-based GIS applications. 
The basic system consists of a CGI program that can be configured to 
respond to a variety of spatial requests like making maps, scalebars, 
and point, area and feature queries. Virtually all aspects of an 
application, from web interface to map appearance can be developed 
without any programming. For 


Fontsets are very simple lookup tables so that you can use simple aliases to
refer to fonts rather than cryptic file names. The format is as follows:

[font file]	[font alias]

The font file is either fullpath or a path relative to the fontset file. Font
alias can be up to 20 chars and is a short name by which you may refer to fonts
in your map files.

We can't distribute any TrueType fonts with t


mapserver (5.0.3-3+lenny7) oldstable-security; urgency=high

  * Fix possible SQL injection in WFS (CVE-2011-2703).
  * Fix stack based buffer overflows (CVE-2011-2704).

 -- Alan Boudreault <>  Mon, 11 Jul 2011 23:46:23 -0400

mapserver (5.0.3-3+lenny5) stable-security; urgency=high

  * Fix Buffer overflow in msTmpFile fun


MapServer Revision History

This is a human-readable revision history whi


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