[ris-int] Re: Update to RIS raw data format for 4-byte ASNs
Erik Romijn eromijn at ripe.net
Thu Mar 29 10:37:57 CEST 2007
On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 11:10:43PM +0200, Rene Wilhelm wrote: > But after reading your recent mails and having started work on > importing RIS raw in a SG project, I see there's a fundamental > change (at least for RIB dumps): Yes, that's true. Updates are indeed pretty much the same. > To me it looks strange, seems to make programmer's life needlessly more > complicated. Now one not only has to loop over all bgpdump_read_next records, > but also loop over all entries in each "record".Programs which worked with > old raw data will need major revision; It's a bit more work, yes. It would be additional work anyways. And IMHO, with the provided examples, it's really not hard at all. > Do you have any idea of the reasons behind this big change? Yes. 38M Mar 28 08:00 /export/data1/rawdata/2007.03/bview.20070328.0800.gz 21M Mar 28 16:00 /export/data1/rawdata/2007.03/bview.20070328.1600.gz (rrc03) cheers, -- Erik Romijn RIPE NCC jr. software engineer http://www.ripe.net/ Information Services dept.
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