[Shapelib] ShapeLib tools manual

shapelib-admin at lists.maptools.org shapelib-admin at lists.maptools.org
Wed Jan 28 08:55:16 PST 2004

shapelib-admin at lists.maptools.org wrote:
> As far as I know the only "help" available for shapelib binary tools(such as shpdump, shpcentrid, shpinfo, dbfinfo, etc...) are the:
> $ command --help
> is there any more detailed information about their parameters?
> if not, I was planning to elaborate it as text files but at least some basic description of each I would need...
> does .c header's of each tool contain this information?


The .c files contain the "usage" message but and some in-code comments on
how some stuff works, but generally not good documentation.  If you prepare
docs it would be most convient from my point of view if it was done as an
html file I could distributed with shapelib and have available on the web

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