Beginners profiling question
Mon, 11 Dec 2000 03:18:20 -0800
> So I have tried profiling the first time...
> using ghc-4.08.1 with options -prof -auto-all
> runtime option -px
> ghcprof and daVinci work like a charm
> what I see is
> main uses 99.90 % time and space
> sat for practical purposes is the only function called from main and
> uses ca. 12 % time and space
> what am I doing wrong...
> Prelude not compiled for profiling?
I'm not sure what you're expecting to see - the profile looks reasonable
to me. Why do you think it's wrong?
Ah, perhaps you're worried that the percentages don't add up to 100%:
that's because they're "inherited", i.e. sat's costs form part of the
total costs of main, because main called sat. The daVinci browser has a
button to turn off inherited stats, as I recall.
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