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From Frank Wiles <>
Subject Re: web application speed problem with OO modules
Date Mon, 15 Aug 2005 23:16:06 GMT
On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 11:42:52 -0400
Perrin Harkins <> wrote:

> Frank Wiles wrote:
> >   Give Apache::SmallProf a try.  Where Apache::DProf shows you the
> >   subroutine calls, SmallProf will show you a profile on a line by
> >   line basis.  This should help you zero in on what is causing the
> >   slowness.
> I'd say just the opposite in most cases.  Usually you want to see
> which  subs are taking the time.  SmallProf is mostly useful when your
> subs are  much too big.
> It is very common though for people to not properly initialize the 
> debugger when using DProf and thus not get results for most of their 
> code.  That often leads them to think they should use a different 
> profiler, like SmallProf.

  Yup that's exactly what I was thinking, I should have thought about
  the initialization issue. 

   Frank Wiles <>

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