Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Recommendation for a c++ profiler?
Author Jim Starkey
Mark O'Donohue wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 1:05 AM, Dmitry Yemanov
> <dimitr@...> wrote:
>> paulruizendaal wrote:
>>> If the observations on that page are correct, than FB would benefit
>>> from refactoring 'looper' (essentially a parse tree walker coroutine)
>>> into a byte-code engine.
>> I wouldn't be so optimistic. Let's analyze what runtime performance
>> costs do they eliminate:
> Does anyone have a recommendation for a good c++ profiler, both
> windows and unix?
> I used to use g++ gprof, but looking around a month ago, it seems that
> g++/gprof still does not work well with threads.
> I find it is always good to look at the real data, sometimes there is
> a surprise hidden in there.

I can't help you on Windows, but oprofile on Linux is about a good as a
profiler gets. You should have no trouble finding documentation.

Jim Starkey
President, NimbusDB, Inc.
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