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<?php require("../start_page.php"); start_page("news/", "OProfile - A System Profiler for Linux (News)"); ?>
<?php
news("2012-08-27", "OProfile 0.9.8 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.8 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This release includes the new 'operf' program that allows non-root
users to profile a specified individual process. This release also
includes support for several new processor models --
Tilera tile64/tilepro/tile-gx, IBM System z10/z196, Intel Ivy Bridge,
ARMv7 Cortex-A5/A7/A15. See the release notes for more details.
");
news("2011-08-12", "OProfile 0.9.7 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.7 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This release includes support for several new processor models --
MIPS Loongson2, Intel Nehalem, ARM Cortex-A9, MIPS 74K, MIPS 1004K,
AMD family12h, AMD family14h, AMD family15h, Intel Westmere,
ARMv7 Scorpion, ARMv7 ScorpionMP, and Intel Sandy Bridge.
Many other features and bug fixes are included,
as well. See the release notes for more details.
");
news("2011-02-20", "OProfile SCM switched from CVS to git",
"
OProfile code is no longer accessible using CVS. You must now
use git commands. Please refer to <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">
Download & git</a> page for instructions.
");
news("2009-11-24", "OProfile 0.9.6 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.6 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This is mainly a bug-fix release to correct some regressions that
occurred in 0.9.5. It is highly recommended that all OProfile 0.9.5
users upgrade to 0.9.6. See the release notes for more details.
");
news("2009-07-31", "OProfile 0.9.5 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.5 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This release includes a framework for extending the sample data files.
See chapter 6, Extended Feature Interface, in the OProfile Internals
manual.
This release also includes support for several new processor models --
ARMv7, AMD family11h, IBM POWER7, Intel Atom, Intel Core i7 and Xeon 55xx
(based on Nehalem core). Many other features and bug fixes are included,
as well. See the release notes for more details.
");
news("2008-07-17", "OProfile 0.9.4 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.4 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This release has many new features and fixes. The biggest change with this
release is the addition of support for profiling JITed code. Java agents that
support Java 1.4 (JVMPI) and later (JVMTI) are included with OProfile. See the
release notes for more details.
");
news("2007-07-16", "OProfile 0.9.3 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.3 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This release has support for a number of new processor
implementations, as well as several new features and bug fixes.
");
news("2006-09-15", "OProfile 0.9.2 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.2 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This release has support for a number of new processor implementations.
");
news("2005-07-21", "OProfile 0.9.1 released",
"
OProfile 0.9.1 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
This is a bug-fix release; ARM users are strongly recommended to
upgrade.
");
news("2005-05-31", "OProfile 0.9 released",
"
OProfile 0.9 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
New in this release is a new differential profile output, a reworked
call-graph output format, and several important updates. As usual,
upgrading is strongly recommended.
");
news("2005-03-16", "OProfile 0.8.2 released",
"
OProfile 0.8.2 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
New in this release is the support for several pppc/ppc64 and mips
processor and some important bugfix. Upgrading is strongly recommended.
");
news("2004-09-13", "OProfile 0.8.1 released",
"
OProfile 0.8.1 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
New in this release is the oparchive utility for saving profiles
along with the binaries, Objective C support, and some important
bug fixes. Upgrading is strongly recommended.
");
news("2004-05-11", "OProfile 0.8 released",
"
OProfile 0.8 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
New in this release is experimental call-graph profiling support,
new hardware support, support for separate debug files, and some
important bug fixes.
");
news("2003-11-12", "OProfile 0.7.1 released",
"
OProfile 0.7.1 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>.
The new release includes some important bug fixes, and adds image
filtering, which lets you restrict what applications get profiled.
");
news("2003-10-22", "OProfile 0.7 released",
"
OProfile 0.7 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. It's
now possible to get per-CPU profiles, as well as per-thread/process
profiles for detailed profiling of threaded applications, and more. Also
there are some other important improvements and bug fixes.
");
news("2003-09-14", "OProfile 0.6.1 released",
"
OProfile 0.6.1 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. This release features
a re-introduction of side-by-side event samples comparison in opreport, along with
some cleanups and some bug fixes.
");
news("2003-07-28", "OProfile 0.6 released",
"
OProfile 0.6 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. This release features
major improvements to opcontrol and the post-profiling tools for speed, usability,
and flexibility, along with several bug fixes.
");
news("2003-06-17", "OProfile 0.5.4 released",
"
OProfile 0.5.4 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. This a bugfix
release; if you're using kernel 2.5.71 or above, upgrading is strongly recommended.
A number of other fixes have also been made.
");
news("2003-06-15", "Call graph profiling",
"
Work is finally underway on call-graph profiling for OProfile (as seen in gprof),
in the CVS BRANCH_CALLGRAPH. Being able to see what profiled functions called
which functions greatly increases the usefulness of OProfile's output for
complex applications. It's still in the very early stages, but is producing
correct gprof data for single binary images at the moment. The full feature
is currently planned for the 0.8 release.
");
news("2003-05-26", "OProfile 0.5.3 released",
"
OProfile 0.5.3 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. The
annotated source output is now much more readable, <tt>--no-vmlinux</tt>
is supported on 2.4, and there are also several bugfixes. Upgrading is recommended,
for future 2.5 kernel compatibility.
");
news("2003-03-30", "OProfile 0.5.2 released",
"
OProfile 0.5.2 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. Lots of
new features, such as auto-configuration, and <tt>--no-vmlinux</tt> (for 2.5 only).
The user documentation has had a serious overhaul, and can now be considered reasonably
complete.
");
news("2003-02-28", "OProfile 0.5.1 released",
"
OProfile 0.5.1 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. x86-64 on 2.4
support has been added. Kernel profiles can be separated per-application. A new
C++ demangler has been added, which is still experimental. An important daemon
crash fix and a number of other bugs have been fixed.
");
news("2003-02-04", "OProfile mailing list available via NNTP",
"
A bi-directional news feed for the main OProfile mailing list is now available
at <a href=\"news://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.oprofile\">news://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.oprofile</a>.
Visit <a href=\"http://www.gmane.org\">gmane.org</a> for more information.
");
news("2003-02-03", "OProfile 0.5 released",
"
OProfile 0.5 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. Support for a variety
of new architectures is present. A new management script called \"opcontrol\"
has been added. Several bug fixes too. Give it a go !
");
news("2002-11-06", "OProfile 0.4 released",
"
OProfile 0.4 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. Featured are Pentium 4
support, and support for the new 2.5 kernel support. There are also a significant
number of important bug fixes. Users are encouraged to upgrade.
");
news("2002-10-16", "OProfile merged in 2.5.43",
"
The 2.5 rewrite of OProfile has merged in the 2.5.43 development kernel release.
Note that the user-space tools are still under development for 2.5 support, so not
all features are working yet.
");
news("2002-07-25", "OProfile 0.3 released",
"OProfile 0.3 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. This is mostly a
bug fix release, with various new features - users are recommended to upgrade.");
news("2002-05-05", "OProfile 0.2 released",
"OProfile 0.2 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. Huge speed and disk
space usage improvements have been made; profiling sessions can now be saved
under a given name; several other minor features and bug fixes are also included.");
news("2002-03-08", "OProfile 0.1 released",
"OProfile 0.1 has been <a href=\"$top" . "download/\">released</a>. Better post-profiling
output is the main new feature, and several critical bugs have been fixed.");
news("2002-03-06", "Website re-vamped",
"As you may have noticed, the website has been totally re-worked.
The intention is to make finding the necessary information easier. Any suggestions
on further improvements to the <a href=\"$top" . "mail/\">mailing list</a>.");
news("2002-02-03", "OProfile 0.0.9 released",
"OProfile 0.0.9 has been released. New features in this alpha release
are 2.2 support, file merge support, bug fixes and more.");
?>
<?php require("$top/end_page.php"); end_page("/news"); ?>