Package description for 'libevent'

An event notification library for event-driven network servers.

 The libevent API provides a mechanism to execute a callback function when a
 specific event occurs on a file descriptor or after a timeout has been
 reached. It is meant to replace the asynchronous event loop found in
 event-driven network servers.

Various other information for package 'libevent'   (Repository 'base')


Author: Niels Provos <>
Maintainer: Clifford Wolf <>

License: BSD
Status: Stable
Version: 1.3d

Download: libevent-1.3d.tar.gz

Buildtime: 5367 (5) seconds (on reference hardware)
Buildtime: 5576 (9) seconds (on reference hardware)
Package Size: 0.13 MB, 10 files

Dependencies: 00-dirtree bash2 binutils bzip2 coreutils cvm diffutils findutils
Dependencies: gawk gcc42 gcc42:dev glibc26 glibc26:dev grep linux26-headers:dev
Dependencies: ltrace make mktemp net-tools sed sysfiles tar util-linux xmame

ROCK Sources:  libevent.cachelibevent.desc