Thread: profiling

  1. #1
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    whats a good, free program for profiling on a intel windows xp, visual studio express 2008. i have VTune, but it runs out after 30 days.

    it only has to be a simple profiler so that i can find where the majority of my code execution lies.

    thanks, zac

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  3. #3
    Kernel hacker
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    Farncombe, Surrey, England
    But both of those solutions involves instrumenting the code, which is often unpractical for large projects.

    For Linux I would recommend oprofile, but there is no such tool for Windows.

    Compilers can produce warnings - make the compiler programmers happy: Use them!
    Please don't PM me for help - and no, I don't do help over instant messengers.

  4. #4
    'Allo, 'Allo, Allo
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    There's kernrate for WinXP and above, which despite its name, profiles user code too. Here's a quick intro, though there's a readme in the package as well.

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