ogr_utilities man page

ogr_utilities — OGR Utility Programs A collection of OGR related programs.

The following utilities are distributed as part of the OGR Simple Features toolkit:

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ogrinfo — Lists information about an OGR supported data source
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ogr2ogr — Converts simple features data between file formats
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ogrtindex — Creates a tileindex
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ogrlineref — Create linear reference and provide some calculations using it

General Command Line Switches

All GDAL OGR command line utility programs support the following 'general' options.

--version
Report the version of GDAL and exit.
--formats
List all vector formats supported by this GDAL build (read-only and read-write) and exit. The format support is indicated as follows: 'ro' is read-only driver; 'rw' is read or write (i.e. supports CreateCopy); 'rw+' is read, write and update (i.e. supports Create). A 'v' is appended for formats supporting virtual IO (/vsimem, /vsigzip, /vsizip, etc). A 's' is appended for formats supporting subdatasets.
--format format
List detailed information about a single format driver. The format should be the short name reported in the --formats list, such as GML.
--optfile file
Read the named file and substitute the contents into the command line options list. Lines beginning with # will be ignored. Multi-word arguments may be kept together with double quotes.
--config key value
Sets the named configuration keyword to the given value, as opposed to setting them as environment variables. Some common configuration keywords are SHAPE_ENCODING (force shapefile driver to read DBF files with the given character encoding) and CPL_TEMPDIR (define the location of temporary files). Individual drivers may be influenced by other configuration options.
--debug value
Control what debugging messages are emitted. A value of ON will enable all debug messages. A value of OFF will disable all debug messages. Another value will select only debug messages containing that string in the debug prefix code.
--help-general
Gives a brief usage message for the generic GDAL OGR command line options and exit.

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