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gdal-config - Determines various information about a GDAL installation.

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NAME

gdal-config - Determines various information about a GDAL installation.

SYNOPSIS

gdal-config [OPTIONS]
Options:
        [--prefix[=DIR]]
        [--libs]
        [--cflags]
        [--version]
        [--ogr-enabled]
        [--formats]

DESCRIPTION

This utility script (available on Unix systems) can be used to determine various information about a GDAL installation. It is normally just used by configure scripts for applications using GDAL but can be queried by an end user.
--prefix:
the top level directory for the GDAL installation.
--libs:
The libraries and link directives required to use GDAL.
--cflags:
The include and macro definition required to compiled modules using GDAL.
--version:
Reports the GDAL version.
--ogr-enabled:
Reports 'yes' or 'no' to standard output depending on whether OGR is built into GDAL.
--formats:
Reports which formats are configured into GDAL to stdout.
Sun Oct 29 2017 GDAL