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;;; GNU Guix --- Functional package management for GNU
;;; Copyright © 2013 Ludovic Courtès <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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(define-module (gnu packages libevent)
#:use-module (gnu packages)
#:use-module (guix licenses)
#:use-module (guix packages)
#:use-module (guix download)
#:use-module (guix build-system gnu)
#:use-module (gnu packages which)
#:use-module (gnu packages python))
(patches (list (search-patch "libevent-dns-tests.patch")))))
`(;; Dependencies used for the tests and for `event_rpcgen.py'.
"libevent, an event notification library")
"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