shpsort - Man Page
rewrite a shapefile sorted by a field or by the geometry
shpsort infile outfile field[;...] [<(ASCENDING|DESCENDING)[;...]>]
Rewrite a shapefile sorted by a field or by the geometry. For polygons, sort by area, for lines sort by length and do nothing for all others.
one or more fields to use for ordering
shpsort is part of shapelib, maintained by Frank Warmerdam.
dbfadd(1), dbfcat(1), dbfcreate(1), dbfdump(1), dbfinfo(1), shpcat(1), shpcentrd(1), shpcreate(1), shpdump(1), shpdxf(1), shpfix(1), shpinfo(1), shpproj(1), shprewind(1), shptest(1)
January 2023 shapelib