[Freegis-list] shape file with gen2shp

Ari Jolma ari.jolma at hut.fi
Thu Nov 25 08:06:59 CET 2004

Ken Waters wrote:

> gen2shp webpage (http://www.intevation.de/~jan/gen2shp 
> <http://www.intevation.de/%7Ejan/gen2shp>).  I wrote a Perl program 
> which put my geographic information into the gen format.

This sounds a bit cumbersome because you can write shapefiles directly 
from Perl. You could just use my Geo::Shapelib (which is a thin Perl 
interface to shapelib C library) or some of the other modules under the 
Geo::  namespace in CPAN.


Ari Jolma, ari.jolma at hut.fi, Professor of Geoinformatics
Helsinki University of Technology
POBox 1200, 02015 TKK, Finland

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