[fpc-pascal]Profiling FPC executables

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 26 14:41:14 CET 2003

> I'm writing a simulation that will take hours or days to run.  I've
> never used formal profiling tools but this seems like a good
> opportunity.  I'm working on Linux and I'm still using FPC 1.0.10.
> What tools are available to me?

For the moment only gprof. Maybe in the future also valgrind/cachegrind

Compile your program with -pg
Start your program (this will generate a gmon.out)
Run gprof <executable>

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