The pcl command is used to invoke a PCL JSON pipeline. See Filtering data with PCL for more information.


The pcl command is only available when PDAL is linked with PCL.

$ pdal pcl <input> <output> <pcl>
--input, -i        Input filename
--output, -o       Output filename
--pcl, -p          PCL filename
--compress, -z     Compress output data (if supported by output format)
--metadata, -m     Forward metadata (VLRs, header entries, etc) from previous