Re: [netmod] x509c2n:cert-to-name problem

Martin Bjorklund <mbj@tail-f.com> Tue, 29 October 2019 09:54 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] x509c2n:cert-to-name problem
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Randy Presuhn <randy_presuhn@alumni.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi -
> 
> On 10/28/2019 2:22 AM, Martin Bjorklund wrote:
> ....
> > No, in many SMIv2 objects, a zero-length value is used for optional
> > nodes (due to the way the protocol (SNMP) works).
> 
> This comes as a complete surprise to me.  References?

I don't have any references at hand, so let me re-phrase:

  No, in many SMIv2 objects, a zero-length value is used for optional
  nodes.

(where "optional" means optional to set, not optional to implement)



/martin