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OProfile is a powerful system-wide profiler for Linux. Read more at http://oprofile.sf.net OProfile 0.9.7 has been released. OProfile is still in alpha, but has been proven stable for many users. New features ------------ - New Processors Supports * MIPS Loongson2 * Intel Nehalem * ARM Cortex-A9 * MIPS 74K * MIPS 1004K * AMD family12h * AMD family14h * AMD family15h * Intel Westmere * ARMv7 Scorpion * ARMv7 ScorpionMP * Intel Sandy Bridge - Allow additional flags in unitmasks. - Enable Qt4 gui supports Bug fixes --------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- | BUG ID | Summary |-----------|------------------------------------------------------------ | 3303383 | Improve the security of opcontrol | 3090939 | Patch to move from QT3 to QT4[qt3support] | 3072766 | opreport appears to not support changing events | 3069227 | Time discrepancy using oprofile | 3053794 | ophelp -X doesn't display event's unit mask type | 2968895 | Recurrence of bug 1930788 | 2935944 | [FAQ] Add item regarding [vdso] messages | 2878705 | opcontrol breaks on busybox ash in is_tool_available() | 2153620 | configure fails to handle --without-java correctly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- - 12/07/2009 Added config option to disable oprofile user check - 01/26/2010 Fix qt lib check so it works on base 64-bit system - 03/17/2010 Fix memory leak according to opening opd_pipe - 03/25/2010 catch basic_string::erase when parsing an invalid sample file name - 04/14/2010 Fix an opreport error seen on Fedora 12 by making translate_debuginfo_syms more robust - 10/13/2010 Fix opimport compile error on recent gcc - 10/16/2010 Fix schema validation issues and error in xml generation - 05/06/2011 Fix symbol size problem that causes "start > end" erorr - 05/23/2011 Avoid blindly writing to $SESSION_DIR/opd_pipe - 05/23/2011 Ensure that --save only saves things in $SESSION_DIR - 07/04/2011 Fix compilation error dueto the assembly language instruction cpuid - 07/20/2011 Fix the logic for checking /dev/oprofile/[0-9]+/extra - 07/20/2011 Fix operport error with "-m cpu" - 07/29/2011 Fix possible buffer overrun in ibs_init() Known problems -------------- - If NMI watchdog is not disabled (x86), opcontrol may fail to allocate the hardware performance counter(s) it needs (bug #1468916). - When profiling stripped libraries where OProfile needs to access a debuginfo file, it's possible that src filename/line # information may be incorrect (bug #2573008). - Many Alpha ev67 events do not work (bug #931875). - For 2.2 kernels, the module must be compiled as the same user that owns the kernel source tree.
Source: oprofile-0.9.7_readme, updated 2011-08-12