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NAME

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)

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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

AUTHOR

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

SOURCE CODE

Available at: v.pack source code (history)

Latest change: Thursday Feb 03 11:10:06 2022 in commit: 547ff44e6aecfb4c9cbf6a4717fc14e521bec0be


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