From: John Levon <movement@us...> - 2003-07-20 15:37:01
Update of /cvsroot/oprofile/oprofile-www/release-notes
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv16220
update 0.6 release notes
RCS file: /cvsroot/oprofile/oprofile-www/release-notes/oprofile-0.6,v
retrieving revision 1.11
retrieving revision 1.12
diff -u -p -d -r1.11 -r1.12
--- oprofile-0.6 17 Jun 2003 20:50:54 -0000 1.11
+++ oprofile-0.6 20 Jul 2003 15:36:59 -0000 1.12
@@ -25,7 +25,11 @@ the new form looks like :
-The hardware counters are automatically allocated as needed.
+(There is also a full form CPU_CLK_UNHALTED:30000:0:1:1 for specifying unit mask
+and kernel/user counting).
+The hardware counters are automatically allocated as needed. Note that this
+is not quite as smart as it could be yet.
opcontrol also accepts the "--option blah" form and has short options for some
@@ -44,10 +48,20 @@ gprof output ability of oprofpp is now p
Symbols with no samples are no longer output in the results, and the default
sort order has changed so that higher numbers are at the top. By default,
short filenames (basename of the file) are shown instead of the full paths.
-Simple demangling is done by default.
+Simple demangling is done by default. Dependent images such as libraries
+and kernel modules using the --separate option are now shown by default
+(the older tools required the -k option).
The new code is also significantly faster.
+In general, the new tools can be used in a similar fashion to the old ones :
+ "op_time -r" -> "opreport -x"
+ "op_time -rk" -> "opreport"
+ "op_time -kl" -> "opreport -l"
+ "oprofpp -kl ./app" -> "opreport -l ./app"
@@ -55,3 +69,11 @@ Handling of sample counts in sections wi
more accurate in reporting the source of the sample.
Some unit mask description fixes.
+The GUI now works properly with 2.5 timer interrupt mode.
+opcontrol --save errors out properly if there is no current session.
+Fixed reading of 2.5 kernel's module information when unloading is disabled.
+Pretty printing of the chosen unit mask values has been fixed.
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