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libkqueue

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A user space implementation of the kqueue(2) kernel event notification mechanism libkqueue acts as a translator between the kevent structure and the native kernel facilities on Linux, Android, Solaris, and Windows.

Supported Event Types

  • vnode
  • socket
  • proc
  • user
  • timer

Installation - Linux, Solaris

cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib <path to source>
make
make install

Installation - Red Hat

cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib <path to source>
make
cpack -G RPM

Installation - Debian

cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib <path to source>
make
cpack -G DEB

Installation - Android

cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" -DCMAKE_C_COMPILER=<path to NDK compiler> -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib <path to source>
make

Windows (Visual Studio Project)

cmake -G "Visual Studio 14 2015" <path to source>
cmake --build .

Windows (clang/C2) (Visual Studio Project)

cmake -G "Visual Studio 14 2015" -T "LLVM-vs2014" <path to source>
cmake --build .

Xcode (project)

cmake -G "Xcode" <path to source>

Running Unit Tests

cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib -DENABLE_TESTING=YES <path to source>
make
make test

Building Applications

CFLAGS += -I/usr/include/kqueue
LDFLAGS += -lkqueue

Tutorials & Examples

Kqueues for Fun and Profit

Handling TCP Connections with Kqueue Event Notification

Releases History

2.0 add support for Android 2013-04-29

1.0 stable relesae for Linux, Solaris, and Windows 2010-09-18