intent to orphan: oprofileui

Mat Booth fedora at
Wed Feb 17 18:16:07 UTC 2010

On 17 February 2010 17:34, Dave Jones <davej at> wrote:
> I'm going to recommend dropping this package from Fedora entirely.
> - Upstream seems to have stopped development on it since intel acquired
>  its developers (opened-hand)
> - The new profiling tools (perf) are in many cases easier to use than
>  oprofile
> - oprofileui had a number of bugs that look like they'll not be fixed
>  (profiling a 32bit target from a 64bit host it broken for eg)
> - the package never really got much interest.
>  (I never heard a single report of someone using it)

Also there's an oprofile plug-in for Eclipse:

> if someone wants to take it over from me, I won't stand in their way,
> but I think it's better to just drop it.

Mat Booth

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