The main reason why libevent was not used:
* Marc Lehmann <lib...@schmorp.de> chose to move on from libevent ->
libev+libeio and strip out complex buffer handling. Small and targeted and
embeddable are all KISS; automating buffer allocation handling is hardly useful
or necessary to rpmio.
The main reason why libuv (and nodejs) are not appropriate for RPM:
* libuv/nodejs are about asynchronous networking: nothing much within RPM4 I/O
needs/uses any network related system calls, so most of libuv is overkill.
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