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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][iprof] Using Profiling Utility ("iprof")
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 11:29:24 GMT
Is this tuff documented?  Wanna throw it in the wiki or a patch for the 

Egor Pasko wrote:
> On the 0x214 day of Apache Harmony Mikhail Fursov wrote:
>> + Some usage hints:
>> 1. You can get any stylesheet editor (like Excel), open iprof data and build
>> graphs from the  colums - and you will have very useful pictures.
> gnuplot :)
>> 2. The disadvantage of iprof is that it counts blocks, insts and helpers
>> calls and does not count time spent in helpers and blocks. You still need
>> VTune to get this info.
> 1 more disadvantage: counters are not synchronized resulting in
> somewhat inaccurate data for multithreaded apps

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