Binary package “libevent-dev” in ubuntu oneiric

Development libraries, header files and docs for libevent

 Contains the header files, documentation, examples and static libraries
 for use in developing applications that use the libevent library.
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 The libevent library is an asynchronous event notification library
 that provides a mechanish to execute a callback function when a specific
 event occurs on a file descriptor or after a timeout has been reached.