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Re: Profiling on Alpha (slightly off topic)

On Mit, 25 Nov 1998 Jaap Schellekens wrote:
>Dear all,
>Back in the old days (on my 25Mhz486) I used the -gp option with gcc
>to get profiling info for gprof. For me this worked great. The newer
>version of gcc end egcs for the alpha do not support this. Yes i know
>you should use -fprofile-arcs -ftest-coverage and run gcov. 
>However, this produces a lot of files but not very usefull information
>(for me at least). Does anyone out there knows if egcs can be build to 
>support -gp? (other profiling suggestions are welcome as well)

Dunno that's what you are looking for, but I use to compile with egcs using
'-p' and get a gmon.out file on every run. Then work on that with gprof.

  Jochen K"upper

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