Libevent 1.4.4-stable released

I am happy to announce the release of libevent 1.4.4-stable. You can download the source here:

There have been a few bug fixes since 1.4.3-stable. Here’s a brief summary:

  • Epoll fixes

    • Correctly handle timeouts larger than 35 minutes for older Linux kernels
  • Tagging fixes:

    • Fixes a potential stack corruption on 64-bit architectures
  • Bufferevent changes:

    • Fixes a corner cases for read watermarks

    • Expose the watermark functionality in bufferevent

  • HTTP changes:

    • Fix a bug where it was not possible to accept on multiple sockets

    • Expose the evhttp_accept_socket() functionality which allows the HTTP server to listen on an already created socket

  • Portability fixes:

    • Fix functionality and compile problems on Windows and IRIX

    • Provide a timercmp function that works on all platforms

See the changelog for full details.

We would like to thank the people who have reported bugs including Matt Domsch, Forest Wilkinson, Jon and several anonymous reporters. To report a bug, make a feature request, or submit code, you can use our sourceforge interface.

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