gol Command Line Utility
gol (“Geo-Object Librarian”) command-line utility allows you to build, manage and query feature libraries.
gol <command> <gol-file> [<arguments>] [<options>]
Creates a feature library from OpenStreetMap data.
Verifies the library’s integrity.
Copies tiles between libraries.
Provides basic file statistics.
Imports tiles for a specific area.
Removes tiles in a specific area.
Removes tiles outside a specific area.
Updates the library.
Compacts the library.
GeoDesk is in Early Access. Some commands and options are not yet available in Version 0.1.6.
Thismarks the targeted version.
Defines the area to which the command should be applied. Currently, only polygon files are supported.
Defines the rectangular area (bounding box) to which the command should be applied. Coordinates are specified in WGS-84 (degrees longitude and latitude) and take the form
<west>,<south>,<east>,<north>. Coordinates must not be separated by spaces (otherwise, they would be interpreted as separate arguments).
As an alternative, this option accepts a tile descriptor in the form
Use this option to create an empty
.gol file if the specified library does not exist (rather than failing with an error message). Combine this option with
--url to specify a tile repository from which the library will be populated.
Displays only minimal output. Apart from error messages, only minimal progress updates are written to
Specifies the URL of the remote repository from which tiles are downloaded into the library.
No output at all is written to
stderr, not even error messages. (Whether a command succeeded or failed can only be ascertained via the status code returned by the process).
Writes extra information to