Retiring libeio

T.C. Hollingsworth tchollingsworth at
Tue Sep 17 16:26:15 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 6:49 AM, Paul Howarth <paul at> wrote:
> I'd be quite happy if someone would take perl-IO-AIO off my hands. My only
> interest in it is as an (optional) backend and test dependency of
> perl-AnyEvent, which I co-maintain - I picked it up when a previous
> maintainer orphaned it.
> If someone is keen to look after the bundling issue, I'll be happy to hand
> over the package. Otherwise, it looks like a lot of hassle and I'll probably
> end up orphaning it and letting nature take its course.

I took a look at it, and the perl module does an #include "libeio/eio.c" (not
.h), so there's no way to link it to libeio normally without a lot of work.  :-(

Probably best to let it die if nobody has any interest in it.


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