shapeindex – program to creates file system based index for ESRI shape‐
This manual page documents briefly the shapeindex command.
shapeindex is a program that creates file system based index (*.index)
for ESRI shapefiles. These files are used for fast ‘in box’ queries on
This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (`-‘). A summary of options is
Show summary of options.
Show version of program.
Show verbose output.
-d, –depth [arg] Specify maximum tree depth (default 8)
-r, –ratio [arg] Specify split ratio (default 0.55)
–shape_files [file1 file2..fileN] Specify shape files to index
shapeindex was written by Artem Pavlenko.
This manual page was written by Dominic Hargreaves
the Debian project (but may be used by others).
January 11, 2007 SHAPEINDEX