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1. BUILDING AND INSTALLATION

Autoconf

$ ./configure
$ make
$ make verify   # (optional)
$ sudo make install

See Documentation/Building#Autoconf for more information

CMake (Windows)

Install CMake: https://www.cmake.org

$ md build && cd build
$ cmake -G "Visual Studio 10" ..   # Or use any generator you want to use. Run cmake --help for a list
$ cmake --build . --config Release # Or "start libevent.sln" and build with menu in Visual Studio.

See Documentation/Building#Building on Windows for more information

CMake (Unix)

$ mkdir build && cd build
$ cmake ..     # Default to Unix Makefiles.
$ make
$ make verify  # (optional)

See Documentation/Building#Building on Unix (With CMake) for more information

For the latest released version of Libevent, see the official website at http://libevent.org/ .

There's a pretty good work-in-progress manual up at http://www.wangafu.net/~nickm/libevent-book/ .

For the latest development versions of Libevent, access our Git repository via

$ git clone https://github.com/libevent/libevent.git

You can browse the git repository online at:

https://github.com/libevent/libevent

To report bugs, issues, or ask for new features:

Patches: https://github.com/libevent/libevent/pulls

OK, those are not really patches. You fork, modify, and hit the "Create Pull Request" button. You can still submit normal git patches via the mailing list.

Bugs, Features [RFC], and Issues: https://github.com/libevent/libevent/issues

Or you can do it via the mailing list.

There's also a libevent-users mailing list for talking about Libevent use and development:

http://archives.seul.org/libevent/users/

3. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The following people have helped with suggestions, ideas, code or fixing bugs.