Re: [tkined] Loading HP MIBs (was Re: 3Com SSII 1100/3300/3300XM utility

From: John Stumbles (
Date: Fri Apr 07 2000 - 21:06:04 MET DST

On Fri, 7 Apr 2000, Juergen Schoenwaelder wrote:

> >>>>> John Stumbles writes:
> John> To make things even more complicated I now find that Scotty
> John> complains of something else - a missing dependency - in a MIB
> John> which earlier loaded fine. :-(


> John> What really worries me is that sometimes I do not get errors
> John> loading MIBs, othertimes, loading the exact same set (with the
> John> exact same commands, cut and pasted to the scotty % prompt) I
> John> do.
> Scotty writes cache files and these cache files are used as long as
> the touch date is newer than the touch data of the original MIB file.
> So if you edit a MIB file, scotty will invoke the parser to generate a
> new cache file.


Thanks Juergen, that helps with the sanity checking (mine :-) at least!

        Heard the one about the lawyer whose expert witness has just
finished presenting a long and complicated exposition of some complex
technical matter? "I'm still none the wiser", the judge grumbles. "No,
m'lud" says the lawyer "but at least now you are better informed"


John Stumbles                            
I.T. Services Centre,   University of Reading 
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