[Haskell-cafe] SoC idea: interactive profiling
alexott at gmail.com
Sun Mar 22 11:08:59 EDT 2009
>>>>> "PG" == Patai Gergely writes:
PG> Hello all, I entered a little proposal in the issue tracker:
PG> As I see it, the graphical part could be a warm-up exercise with an
PG> already useful product, and interaction with the rts would be the
PG> actual challenge. Reasoning about laziness is far from trivial (at
PG> least I often feel lost when trying to grok all the interaction within
PG> Reactive ;), and being able to browse profiler output on the spot is
PG> something I felt the need for a few times already. Eventually, this
PG> could be a contribution to an IDE project, even though it could as
PG> well remain a standalone application for all the emacs/vi folk.
PG> Profiling tools for parallel programs are in the make already, but I
PG> haven't seen anything more convenient than hp2ps and little add hoc
PG> solutions for analysing resource usage patterns. How do you all go
PG> about profiling?
May be providing profiling information for kcachegrind will be a good
solution? For example, there are tools for PHP, that allow to view
collected information in kcachegrind, and get interactive zooming, etc.
With best wishes, Alex Ott, MBA
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