[gdal-dev] divide a big shape file using ogr2ogr

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Feb 21 10:36:18 EST 2012

On 12-02-21 12:29 AM, ahmet temiz wrote:
> Thank you Chaitanya
> It worked.
> I had tried spat. But it couldn't achive.
> Could you tell me why spat can not be used to part shp file
> because of its big size ?


Roughly speaking -spat could be used for this purpose, but any features
crossing the line between -spat windows would get included in both files
unless you also use -clipsrc which would split features on the clip

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