Re: ITP: snacc Sample-Neufeld ASN.1 to C Compiler
On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:45:41AM -0500, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously W. Borgert wrote:
> > The version I took is not maintained by the original authors
> > anymore. There is also a new version of SNACC, that is
> > maintained by Getronics (http://www.getronicsgov.com/hot/\
> > snacc_home.htm).
> If I remember correctly the OpenH323 project also has a ASN.1 to C++
> convertor that is actively maintained.
Yes, you're right. But there are some differences:
Snacc supports C, C++, and IDL and the encoding rules are
BER (Basic Encoding Rules). In the Getronics snacc they are
DER (Distinguished Encoding Rules), a variant of BER.
The PWlib asnparser, as used in OpenH323, supports "only"
C++, AFAIK, and the encoding rules are PER (Packed Encoding
So, while I asked Thomas Bushnell to include asnparser in
pwlib-dev, and also wrote a little manual page for it, snacc
has its use of its own.
W. Borgert <email@example.com>