Re: [netmod] yang to mib

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Fri, 23 August 2019 20:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] yang to mib
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On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 04:20:44PM -0400, David Reid wrote:
> > > Has there been any work done on defining a method of converting yang
> > > modules to mib modules?
> > 
> > Since YANG is way more flexible than SMIv2, this will only work if the
> > YANG language is heavily restricted to a subset that is mappable. My
> > recommendation is to not spent time on this.
> > 
> > /js
> 
> Some of the yang constructs that can't easily be mapped could be mapped with some creativity. I think the subset that can't be mapped would be relatively small.
> 

Yes, I stand corrected, you can probably even map everything somehow.
Whether such mappings result in _usable_ MIB module is going to be a
question for which answers will be subjective.

/js

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