[erlang-questions] NIFs for ASN.1

Kenneth Lundin <>
Mon Dec 20 09:26:48 CET 2010


On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 9:05 AM, Kannan <> wrote:
> List,
>
> Are there any specific reasons to the continued use of port drivers for
> ASN.1 than NIFs? Isn't NIFs are more suitable for C level encoding/decoding
> of ASN.1 PDUs?
>
> I am using ASN.1 in SS7 and CDR.

No there are no specific reasons except lack of time.
It is on the agenda to replace the port driver with NIFs for ASN.1.

NIF's is a much better choice for the kind of work needed during
ASN.1 encode/decode.

/Kenneth Erlang/OTP, Ericsson
>
>
> Thanks,
> Kannan.
>


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