SNMP Toolkit

Michael Ströder michael at
Fri Jun 25 09:00:21 CEST 2004

Mike C. Fletcher wrote:
> PySNMP is actually a *very* heavy library compared to C ASN.1 parsers.  
> I've certainly run into situations where it's just not fast enough to do 
> what we want to do.  
 > [..]
>  That's all processor-bound time, not 
> IO bound.

AFAIK the BER encoding/decoding is implemented in pure Python. If one has 
the time to implement these routines in C it'd be much less CPU intensive I 

I wish support for BER and DER to be in the standard lib...

Ciao, Michael.

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