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1.101. libevent

1.101.1. RHEA-2010:0244: enhancement update

An updated libevent package that rebases to the current stable upstream release is now available.
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. libevent is meant to replace the asynchronous event loop found in event driven network servers. An application just needs to call event_dispatch() and can then add or remove events dynamically without having to change the event loop.
This update rebases the libevent library included with Red Hat Enterprise Linux from version 1.1a to the current stable upstream release, version 1.4.13. (BZ#476557)
For details on the changes between these two versions see the upstream Changelogs available on the libevent home page:
All users of libevent or applications that use the libevent library should install this updated package.

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