This is an extension to efficiently schedule I/O, time and signal based events using the best I/O notification mechanism available for specific platform. This is a port of libevent to the PHP infrastructure.


Note, Windows support introduced in event-1.9.0 .

Version 1.0.0 introduces new object-oriented API (breaking backwards compatibility), and support of libevent 2+ including HTTP, DNS, OpenSSL and the event listener.


Note, event-1.0.0 and greater is not compatible with previous versions.

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10 years ago
PHP event service works at PHP 5.4+. Couldn't get event to work on a PHP 5.3.10 install.

To get event working (OS X as an example):
1. brew install libevent
2. sudo pecl install event

This is tricky because pecl yields both "event" and "libevent" packages. I was successful with "event" and not "libevent".
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