[SATLUG] Deleting files
jehaywood at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 06:51:58 CST 2009
BTW - you know those are all census TIGER files, and the .shp is vector file
for ArcGIS or what used to be ArcInfo..
On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> First off, Merry Christmas, everyone. Safe holiday travels, if you
> intend to do so.
> 2nd, I'm a Ham Radio operator. I've recently gotten active in APRS
> (Automatic Position Reporting System) via ham radio.
> Xastir (as far as I can tell) is the only Native Linux APRS
> client/tracking software package available.
> I found a whole BUNCH of maps, but after lots of research and
> conversation with other hams, I'm finding that there are -many- files
> that are simply redundant and more than that, they're not necessary.
> The directory structure of the maps is broken down by states, and
> counties for each state.
> all directories contain .shp files (shape).
> linux:/usr/share/xastir/maps/TIGER2008/48_TEXAS # ls *.shp
> tl_2008_48_bg00.shp tl_2008_48_cousub.shp
> tl_2008_48_placeec.shp tl_2008_48_tabblock.shp
> tl_2008_48_cd108.shp tl_2008_48_cousub00.shp
> tl_2008_48_puma100.shp tl_2008_48_tabblock00.shp
> tl_2008_48_cd110.shp tl_2008_48_elsd.shp
> tl_2008_48_puma500.shp tl_2008_48_tract00.shp
> tl_2008_48_county.shp tl_2008_48_elsd00.shp
> tl_2008_48_scsd.shp tl_2008_48_unsd.shp
> tl_2008_48_county00.shp tl_2008_48_place.shp
> tl_2008_48_sldl.shp tl_2008_48_unsd00.shp
> tl_2008_48_countyec.shp tl_2008_48_place00.shp tl_2008_48_sldu.shp
> All I need are
> The question is:
> How do I go to the root of the maps dir, and tell it
> rm -r *.shp except pointlm, tabblock00, vid00
> is it that easy? rm --help wasn't that helpful.
> Man rm didn't answer my questions, either.
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