are new benchmarks needed?

Charles Kerr charles at
Wed Dec 29 20:23:23 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 1:00 AM, Pedro Melo <melo at>

> I'm sorry, but while I can see your point that libevent2 is much
> better than libevent and therefore could be on par with libev, and
> that marketing and real quotes sometimes don't add up, you are wrong
> about the benchmark page: they clearly states that this is a
> comparison between libev and libevent, not libevent2.
> You seem to be evaluating both to make a decision for your software
> project. I think you are in a perfect condition to write a article
> describing your own comparison between libev and libevent2. (May I
> suggest that you use the same layout as the current libev benchmark?).

Hi Pedro,

To be clear, I haven't run any benchmarks myself -- my inferences
about libevent2 are based on Marc's graphs from the Reloaded thread.
Those graphs do what you're requesting, are in the format you


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