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libevent2 API for executing callback functions on events or timeouts
2.0.22_1 devel on this many watch lists=39 search for ports that depend on this port An older version of this port was marked as vulnerable. Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Maintainer: mm@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 22 Feb 2011 13:22:28
License: BSD3CLAUSE
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. Furthermore, libevent also support callbacks due to signals or
regular timeouts.

libevent is meant to replace the event loop found in event driven network
servers. An application just needs to call event_dispatch() and then add
or remove events dynamically without having to change the event loop.

Currently, libevent supports /dev/poll, kqueue(2), event ports, select(2),
poll(2) and epoll(4). The internal event mechanism is completely independent
of the exposed event API, and a simple update of libevent can provide new
functionality without having to redesign the applications. As a result,
Libevent allows for portable application development and provides the most
scalable event notification mechanism available on an operating system.
Libevent can also be used for multi-threaded applications.

WWW: http://libevent.org/
SVNWeb : Homepage : PortsMon

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/devel/libevent2/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install libevent2

PKGNAME: libevent2


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Build dependencies:
  1. libcrypto.so.8 : security/openssl
  2. autoconf-2.69 : devel/autoconf
  3. autoheader-2.69 : devel/autoconf
  4. autoreconf-2.69 : devel/autoconf
  5. aclocal-1.15 : devel/automake
  6. automake-1.15 : devel/automake
  7. libtoolize : devel/libtool
Runtime dependencies:
  1. libcrypto.so.8 : security/openssl

This port is required by:

for Build for Libraries
  1. audio/forked-daapd
  2. databases/libmemcached
  3. databases/mariadb-server*
  4. databases/memcached
  5. databases/memcachedb*
  6. databases/memcacheq
  7. databases/mysql-proxy
  8. databases/mysql57-client
  9. databases/mysql57-server
  10. databases/pgbouncer
  11. databases/sharedance
  12. devel/eventxx
  13. devel/fstrm
  14. devel/gearmand
  15. devel/gearmand-devel
  16. devel/libmsocket
  17. devel/ocaml-event*
  18. devel/p5-Event-Lib
  19. devel/pecl-event
  20. devel/pecl-libevent
  21. devel/py-event
  22. devel/thrift-cpp
  23. dns/adsuck
  24. dns/dnscrypt-wrapper
  25. dns/dnsproxy
  26. dns/nsd
  27. mail/dbmail
  28. mail/mailest
  29. mail/opensmtpd
  30. mail/opensmtpd-devel
  31. mail/opensmtpd-extras
  32. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-clamav
  33. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-dkim
  34. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-dnsbl
  35. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-lua
  36. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-monkey
  37. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-pause
  38. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-perl
  39. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-python
  40. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-regex
  41. mail/opensmtpd-extras-filter-spamassassin
  42. mail/opensmtpd-extras-queue-python
  43. mail/opensmtpd-extras-queue-ram
  44. mail/opensmtpd-extras-scheduler-python
  45. mail/opensmtpd-extras-scheduler-ram
  46. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-ldap
  47. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-mysql
  48. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-passwd
  49. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-postgresql
  50. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-python
  51. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-redis
  52. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-socketmap
  53. mail/opensmtpd-extras-table-sqlite
  54. mail/opensmtpd-extras-tool-stats
  55. mail/rspamd
  56. mail/rspamd-devel
  57. mail/thunderbird
  58. mail/thunderbird-esr*
  59. net/aprsc
  60. net/honeyd
  61. net/ifstated
  62. net/ladvd
  63. net/netatalk3
  64. net/ntop
  65. net/ntp
  66. net/ntp-devel
  67. net/ntp-rc*
  68. net/nylon
  69. net/openospfd
  70. net/scribe
  71. net/spserver*
  72. net/trickle
  73. net/turnserver
  74. net-im/telegram
  75. net-im/tg*
  76. net-mgmt/ccnet
  77. net-mgmt/lldpd
  78. net-p2p/bitcoin
  79. net-p2p/bitcoin-daemon
  80. net-p2p/bitcoin-utils
  81. net-p2p/transmission-cli
  82. net-p2p/transmission-daemon
  83. net-p2p/transmission-gtk
  84. net-p2p/transmission-gtk2*
  85. net-p2p/transmission-qt4
  86. net-p2p/transmission25-cli*
  87. net-p2p/transmission25-daemon*
  88. net-p2p/transmission25-gtk2*
  89. net-p2p/transmission25-qt4*
  90. net-p2p/unworkable
  91. security/certificate-transparency
  92. security/fragroute
  93. security/obfsclient
  94. security/scanssh
  95. security/spybye
  96. security/sslsplit
  97. security/stegdetect
  98. security/tor
  99. security/tor-devel
  100. sysutils/grok
  101. sysutils/ori
  102. sysutils/tlsdate
  103. sysutils/tmate
  104. sysutils/tmate-slave
  105. sysutils/tmux
  106. textproc/groonga
  107. www/chromium
  108. www/crawl
  109. www/firefox
  110. www/firefox-esr
  111. www/httpsqs
  112. www/libevhtp
  113. www/libxul
  114. www/mohawk
  115. www/nghttp2
  116. www/pecl-http
  117. www/pecl-http2
  118. www/seamonkey
  119. www/slowcgi
  120. www/spdylay
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Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for libevent2-2.0.22_1:
     OPENSSL=on: SSL/TLS support via OpenSSL
     THREADS=on: Threading support
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

USES:
autoreconf libtool pathfix

Master Sites:
  1. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/
  2. https://codeload.github.com/libevent/libevent/tar.gz/release-2.0.22-stable?dummy=/
Port Moves
  • port moved here from devel/libevent on 2014-07-27
    REASON: libevent2 replaced libevent

Number of commits found: 29

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
30 May 2015 21:25:07
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.22_1
Revision:387986
mat search for other commits by this committer
Cleanup USE_GITHUB usage.

With hat:	portmgr
Sponsored by:	Absolight
06 May 2015 15:16:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.22_1
Revision:385521
mat search for other commits by this committer
Update ports in the [bcd]* categories to not use GH_COMMIT.

With minor cleanups to make things simpler.

With hat:	portmgr
Sponsored by:	Absolight
29 Jan 2015 15:34:02
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.22_1
Revision:378122
jbeich search for other commits by this committer
Fix typo that prevents disabling THREADS since r362796

Differential Revision:	https://reviews.freebsd.org/D1717
Approved by:	portmgr blanket
Approved by:	bapt (mentor)
09 Jan 2015 22:21:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.22
Revision:376665
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update libevent2 to 2.0.22

PR:		199640
Submitted by:	Jan Beich <jbeich@vfemailnet>
27 Oct 2014 10:40:08
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21_3
Revision:371546 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Cleanup plist
16 Oct 2014 08:55:30
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21_3
Revision:370983 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
ak search for other commits by this committer
- Fix various distinfo errors
- Remove unused USE_* knobs
- Fix typos in USE_* knobs
- Remove empty lines after .include <bsd.port.mk>

Approved by:	portmgr (bapt)
Differential Revision:	https://reviews.freebsd.org/D911
26 Aug 2014 06:58:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21_2
Revision:366192 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
marino search for other commits by this committer
devel/libevent2: Fix typo that blocked building with openSSL

PR:		193006
Reported by:	poyopoyo (puripuri.plala.or.jp)
24 Jul 2014 13:32:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21_2
Revision:362796  Sanity Test Failure This port version is marked as vulnerable.
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Only use libevent2

Remove libevent as libevent2 is providing a good compatibility interface as well
as providing better performances.
Remove custom patches from libevent2 and install libevent2 the regular way
Mark ports abusing private fields of the libevent1 API as broken
Import a patch from fedora to have honeyd working with libevent2
Remove most of the patches necessary to find the custom installation we used to
have for libevent2

With hat:	portmgr
01 Jul 2014 01:14:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21_1
Revision:359943 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
kevlo search for other commits by this committer
Update WWW: homepage link.

Pointed out by:	ijliao
Reviewed by:	mm
24 Apr 2014 17:22:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21_1
Revision:352023 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
tijl search for other commits by this committer
- Convert to USES=libtool.
- Remove redundant CONFIGURE_ENV.
- Replace post-patch with pathfix.
19 Jan 2014 11:38:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21
Revision:340265 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Add STAGE support to devel/libevent and devel/libevent2
20 Sep 2013 17:13:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21
Revision:327724 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
devel part 3)
14 Feb 2013 09:42:13
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21
Revision:312209 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
gahr search for other commits by this committer
- Get rid of PTHREAD_CFLAGS and PTHREAD_LIBS (category: devel)

Approved by:	portmgr
07 Jan 2013 11:18:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.21
Revision:310036 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update devel/libevent2 to 2.0.21
31 Dec 2012 10:49:53
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.20
Revision:309714 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update some of my ports to new options framework

Submitted by:	Baptiste Daroussin <bapt@FreeBSD.org>
26 Oct 2012 11:11:18
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.20
Revision:306435 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Fix master_site to allow fetch without redirection neither https (this fix
authentication error happening from time to time)

Hat:		portmgr
Feature safe:	yes
Reported by:	avg
23 Oct 2012 20:14:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.20
Revision:306324 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update to 2.0.20
Correct include order in pkg-config [1]

PR:		ports/170184 [1]
Submitted by:	Jan Beich [1]
Feature safe:	yes
08 May 2012 07:46:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.19
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update to 2.0.19
08 Feb 2012 18:55:37
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.16
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
pgollucci search for other commits by this committer
- Allow security/openssl to be used instead of base system

PR:             ports/160593
Submitted by:   bf
Approved by:    maintainer timeout (mm ; 152 days)
19 Nov 2011 14:30:31
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.16
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update to 2.0.16

Feature safe:   yes
09 Nov 2011 15:26:04
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.13
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Remove WITH_FBSD10_FIX, is no longer needed
29 Oct 2011 17:12:41
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.13
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Fix build on FreeBSD 10
25 Aug 2011 06:00:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.13
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update to 2.0.13
19 Jun 2011 09:39:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.12
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update to 2.0.12
05 May 2011 13:48:05
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.11
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Update libevent2 to 2.0.11
23 Mar 2011 15:53:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.10_1
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
- Add LICENSE knob(s)
06 Mar 2011 20:25:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.10_1
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
- Fix library linking in libevent.pc [1]
- Add compatibility include to libevent.pc [2]

PR:             ports/155315 [1], ports/155293 [2]
Submitted by:   Jeremy Messenger <mezz@FreeBSD.org> [1]
Suggested by:   swell.k@gmail.com [2]
02 Mar 2011 20:14:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.10
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
- Respect PREFIX for libdir

PR:             ports/155202
Submitted by:   swell.k@gmail.com
22 Feb 2011 13:22:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.0.10
 This port version is marked as vulnerable.
mm search for other commits by this committer
Libevent version 2.x

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. Furthermore, libevent also support callbacks due to signals or
regular timeouts.

libevent is meant to replace the event loop found in event driven network
servers. An application just needs to call event_dispatch() and then add
or remove events dynamically without having to change the event loop.

Currently, libevent supports /dev/poll, kqueue(2), event ports, select(2),
poll(2) and epoll(4). The internal event mechanism is completely independent
of the exposed event API, and a simple update of libevent can provide new
functionality without having to redesign the applications. As a result,
Libevent allows for portable application development and provides the most
scalable event notification mechanism available on an operating system.
Libevent can also be used for multi-threaded applications.

WWW: http://www.monkey.org/~provos/libevent/

Number of commits found: 29

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