Doing Profiling

Alexander Kellett lypanov at
Thu Dec 12 11:52:57 GMT 2002

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 12:40:19PM +0100, Lubos Lunak wrote:
>  You have managed to get any useful data from oprofile? How? It can't do 
> callgraphs, which makes it pretty useless for profiling single apps. And 
> since AFAIK it does system-wide profiles only per binary/library instead of 
> per PID, it's not very helpful for e.g. profiling KDE startup either.

i've only used it for very basic profiling,
but on the occasions that i've used it it
really came in useful, so i figured i'd suggest :)

callgraphs always just confuse me and i wasn't
really using oprofile as a profiler, but rather 
a reporter of stupid code :)


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