Problem installing 1.2.2 on Linux

Don MacAskill don at
Mon May 21 02:00:06 UTC 2007

Ask Bjørn Hansen wrote:
> On May 20, 2007, at 1:33, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
>>> Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 3 (Taroon Update 8)
>> redhat still supports that old versions?
> Yup - until 2010[1].  This is, in fact, one of the reasons RHEL is awesome.
> For the original question: I'm not sure if libevent uses epoll on RHEL3, 
> but I didn't have any problems compiling it and having it pass the tests.

Unless something has changed very recently, epoll isn't included by 
default in RHEL3, and it's a pain to patch in.  I gave up.

I believe it *is* included on RHEL4, or else it was very easy to 
install, since I don't remember our RHEL4 boxes requiring anything special.


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