This is run from your working directory, so you must include SHAPEFILES in the path you provide to the program. It makes the SHAPE[1-6].MAP and looks for SHAPEFILES in which to put it
The name of the shape file you want to use
Support files. These are only needed for view_shape (which needs geometry.in)
SHAPEFILES/SHAPE1.MAP SHAPEFILES/SHAPE2.MAP SHAPEFILES/SHAPE3.MAP SHAPEFILES/SHAPE4.MAP SHAPEFILES/SHAPE5.MAP SHAPEFILES/SHAPE6.MAP
You can use the tool viewShape.sh to see it.