[erlang-questions] NIFs for ASN.1

Kannan <>
Mon Dec 20 11:21:52 CET 2010


Hi Kenneth,

Do you have a tentative timeline for such conversion?

Regards,
Kannan.

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:26 AM, Kenneth Lundin
<>wrote:

> 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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