This is a low level library, if you are looking for something easier to get
started with, see [Tokio](https://tokio.rs).
To use `mio`, first add this to your `Cargo.toml`:
mio = "0.6"
Then, add this to your crate root:
extern crate mio;
The following are specifically omitted from Mio and are left to the user
or higher-level libraries.
Currently supported platforms:
There are potentially others. If you find that Mio works on another
platform, submit a PR to update the list!
A group of Mio users hang out in the #mio channel on the Mozilla IRC
server (irc.mozilla.org). This can be a good place to go for questions.
Interested in getting involved? We would love to help you! For simple
bug fixes, just submit a PR with the fix and we can discuss the fix
directly in the PR. If the fix is more complex, start with an issue.
If you want to propose an API change, create an issue to start a
discussion with the community. Also, feel free to talk with us in the
Finally, be kind. We support the [Rust Code of Conduct](https://www.rust-lang.org/conduct.html).
Mio is a lightweight I/O library for Rust with a focus on adding as little
overhead as possible over the OS abstractions.