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Sorting SNMP oids in PERL

The most efficient way of sorting SNMP oids in perl is using the XS-based module Sort::Key::OID by S. FandiƱo. But some times going to the change request bureaucracy to get approved & installed a new module might take a while; or simply you want to avoid the maintenance overhead of an extra module in your farm for such a basic functionality.

Here is a pure PERL alternative, based in Randal's well known Schwartzian transform: