libsmi - library to access SMI management information


   This  library  contains  functions  that allow access to SMI management
   information  stored  in  repositories  that  are  managed  by   libsmi,
   currently directories containing SMIv1/v2 and SMIng MIB module files.

   The  libsmi  API  is  defined  in  smi.h.  Functions  are documented in
   smi_config(3),    smi_module(3),    smi_node(3),    smi_type(3),    and

   The  purpose of libsmi is to separate the weird parsing and handling of
   MIB modules from management applications.  MIB  modules  conforming  to
   SMIv1,  SMIv2  and  SMIng  - a new language for management information,
   developed at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany - can be
   handled by libsmi.

   NOTE:  SMIng support in the current release of libsmi is neither stable
   nor representing the work done in the IETF SMING working group.  It  is
   based  research  efforts  at  TU  Braunschweig  and  within the IRTF in


   #include <stdio.h>
   #include <string.h>
   #include <smi.h>

   int main(int argc, char *argv[])
       SmiNode *smiNode;
       int oidlen, first = 1;

       if (argc != 2) {
           fprintf(stderr, "Usage: smisubtree oid\n");


       for((smiNode = smiGetNode(NULL, argv[1])) &&
               (oidlen = smiNode->oidlen);
           smiNode && (first || smiNode->oidlen > oidlen);
           smiNode = smiGetNextNode(smiNode, SMI_NODEKIND_ANY),
               first = 0) {

                  (smiNode->oidlen - oidlen + 1) * 2, " ",




   ${prefix}/include/smi.h    SMI library header file


   RFCs 2578-2580 specify the SMIv2 standard  [STD  58].   The  (obsolete)
   SMIng  specification  has  been  a working document of the IRTF Network
   Management Working Group (NMRG) (draft-irtf-nmrg-sming-02).

   smi.h,   smi_config(3),   smi_module(3),   smi_node(3),    smi_type(3),


   (C)    1999-2001    Frank    Strauss,    TU    Braunschweig,    Germany


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