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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][iprof] Using Profiling Utility ("iprof")
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 10:13:57 GMT
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

Egor Pasko, Intel Managed Runtime Division

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