Bug 88078 - Request for inclusion of libevent in Redhat Linux
Request for inclusion of libevent in Redhat Linux
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
http://www.monkey.org/~provos/libevent/
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Reported: 2003-04-05 03:09 EST by Yusuf Goolamabbas
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-02 13:44:47 EST
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Description Yusuf Goolamabbas 2003-04-05 03:09:53 EST
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Phoenix/0.5

Description of problem:
Hi, libevent is a useful library which provides platform indenpendent 
event notification mechanisms. I would appreciate if you can consider
including this in a future version of Redhat Linux

This would encourage other application writers to port to the libevent
interface and thus network servers would be able to take advantage
of high performance event notification mechanisms such as epoll when 
they are available in Linux


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date --showall | grep event
2. no results available
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Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-04-07 17:21:44 EDT
Hm, this may wait until we have applications that need it.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-03-02 13:44:47 EST
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported releases. Apologies for any
lack of response.

We don't normally ship libraries ahead of applications. You may
want to consider Fedora Extras:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras

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