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[Unbound-users] Unbound with libev instead of libevent

lst_hoe02 at
Wed Nov 16 16:42:12 CET 2011

Zitat von Brian Smith <pingwin at>:

> I would love to know more about this as well if anyone has anything  
> to post about it.
> -brian
> On 11/03/2011 04:51 AM, lst_hoe02 at wrote:
>> Hello
>> on many new Linux distributions libev(3) is available by default  
>> which is a replacement for libevent claiming to be faster  
>> ( It has a compatibilty  
>> interface to act as drop-in replacement for libevent and in fact  
>> unbound compiles and run fine with libev instead of libevent. My  
>> question is, if there is any experience out there regarding  
>> stability and maybe performance numbers for unbond with libev?

The only thing i'm able to add is that we have no problem with it, but  
our resolver load is more in the "doesn't matter" zone...
Would be nice to here from someone doing real work with unbound and  
has linked libev.