libevent

Description:Library to execute a function when a specific event occurs on a file descriptor
License: BSD
Homepage:https://libevent.org/ https://github.com/libevent/libevent
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
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USE flags

  • abi_mips_n32 - 64-bit (32-bit pointer) libraries
  • abi_mips_n64 - 64-bit libraries
  • abi_mips_o32 - 32-bit libraries
  • abi_ppc_32 - 32-bit (ppc) libraries
  • abi_ppc_64 - 64-bit (ppc64) libraries
  • abi_riscv_lp64 - 64-bit (rv64) soft-float libraries
  • abi_riscv_lp64d - 64-bit (rv64) double hard-float libraries
  • abi_s390_32 - 32-bit (s390) libraries
  • abi_s390_64 - 64-bit (s390x) libraries
  • abi_x86_32 - 32-bit (x86) libraries
  • abi_x86_64 - 64-bit (amd64) libraries
  • abi_x86_x32 - x32 ABI libraries
  • debug - Support runtime debug mode and malloc hooks (for programmers)
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • static-libs - Build static versions of dynamic libraries as well
  • test - Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
  • threads - Add threads support for various packages. Usually pthreads

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
about 3 years normal libevent: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 5 years normal libevent: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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