v.pack.1grass man page

v.pack — Exports a vector map as GRASS GIS specific archive file

Keywords

vector, export, copying

Synopsis

v.pack
v.pack --help
v.pack [-c] input=name  [output=name]   [--overwrite]  [--help]  [--verbose]  [--quiet]  [--ui]

Flags

-c

Switch the compression off

--overwrite

Allow output files to overwrite existing files

--help

Print usage summary

--verbose

Verbose module output

--quiet

Quiet module output

--ui

Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters

input=name [required]

Name of vector map to pack up

output=name

Name for output file (default is <input>.pack)

Description

v.pack collects (packs) vector map elements and support files in GRASS Database and creates an compressed file using gzip algorithm. This file can be used to copy the vector map to another machine. The packed file can be afterwards unpacked by v.unpack.

Notes

Name of the pack file is determined by default from input parameter. Optionally the name can be given by output parameter.

Example

Pack up vector map random_point into random_point.pack file.

v.pack input=random_point

the vector map can be afterwards unpacked by

v.unpack input=random_point.pack

See Also

v.unpack, v.in.ogr, g.copy, v.proj, r.unpack

Authors

Luca Delucchi, Fondazione E. Mach (Italy), based on the r.pack code

Last changed: $Date: 2015-09-05 17:57:08 +0200 (Sat, 05 Sep 2015) $

Source Code

Available at: v.pack source code (history)

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