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AnyEvent::AIO - truly asynchronous file and directory I/O


   use AnyEvent::AIO;
   use IO::AIO;

   # can now use any of the aio requests your IO::AIO module supports
   # as long as you use an event loop supported by AnyEvent.


This module is an AnyEvent user, you need to make sure that you use and run a supported event loop.

Loading this module will install the necessary magic to seamlessly integrate IO::AIO into AnyEvent, i.e. you no longer need to concern yourself with calling IO::AIO::poll_cb or any of that stuff (you still can, but this module will do it in case you don't).

The AnyEvent watcher can be disabled by executing undef $AnyEvent::AIO::WATCHER. Please notify the author of when and why you think this was necessary.


AnyEvent, Coro::AIO (for a more natural syntax).


 Marc Lehmann <>