[erlang-questions] NIFs for ASN.1

Kenneth Lundin <>
Mon Dec 20 14:21:12 CET 2010


We don't have a definitive plan for this, but I would expect that it
happens during
2011 sometime.

/Kenneth Erlang/OTP, Ericsson

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 11:21 AM, Kannan <> wrote:
> 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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