Intel releases VTune 2.0 for linux
wcohen at redhat.com
Wed Feb 11 14:59:24 UTC 2004
> On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 10:02:49 -0500
> Will Cohen <wcohen at redhat.com> wrote:
>>OProfile has been used to find performance problems in Red Hat applications:
>>Fixing the performance problems identified by OProfile yielded about 15%
>>reduction in the build time for mozilla on ia64 (wwc2003 paper). In the
>>second URL OProfile identified a significant performance problem in the
>>exception handling library used by gcj and yielded a much faster version
>>of the Eclipse IDE.
> Thank you, first I've heard of OProfile and the Intel price tag is nuts.
> OProfile sounds like a real winner according to the Eclipse thread.
You're welcome. OProfile really helps identify the problem areas in
code. There will be an article about OProfile in Wide Open Magazine
(https://www.redhatmagazine.com/). The article optimizes dcraw which
converts raw image files from a digital camera into Portable PixMap
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