Command-line tool

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Command-line tool

Postby pusukuri » Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:19 pm

I have installed PAPI on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server and run the tests successfully.
However, I would like to know whether I can use PAPI for monitoring performance event
counters without changing source code. Please let me know.
For example:
$ <utility-based-on-papi> <events> <target binary>
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Re: Command-line tool

Postby vweaver1 » Tue Nov 08, 2011 4:32 pm

There is a utility called "perfex" that might do what you want. I understand you'll want to use the CVS version if you're building against current versions of PAPI.

It might be interesting if we actually included such a simple utility with PAPI, as this is a common thing to want to do.
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