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support for Linux epoll mechanism

The current CVS tree contains support for the eventpoll mechanism used by Linux. You need a current kernel and a new glibc. With eventpoll, very fast event handling is now also possible on Linux.

Posted by Niels Provos 2003-03-08

signal handling and persistent events

The libevent sources in the CVS repository provide handling of signals via select() or kqueue(). Another change allows events to be persisitent when the EV_PERSIST flag is passed in with event_set. This takes better advantage of the kqueue() API.

Posted by Niels Provos 2002-04-10