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google-pprof - manual page for google-pprof (part of gperftools)


google-pprof [options] <program> <profile>


Prints specified cpu- or heap-profile


Sort by cumulative data
Subtract <base> from <profile> before display

Reporting Granularity:

Report at address level
Report at source line level
Report at function level [default]
Report at source file level

Output type:

Generate text report [default]
Generate Postscript and display
Generate source listing of matching routines
Generate disassembly of matching routines
Generate DOT file to stdout
Generate Postscript to stdout
Generate PDF to stdout
Generate GIF to stdout

Heap-Profile Options:

Display in-use (mega)bytes [default]
Display in-use objects
Display allocated (mega)bytes
Display allocated objects
Display space in bytes
Ignore negaive differences

Call-graph Options:

Show at most so many nodes [default=80]
Hide nodes below <f>*total [default=.005]
Hide edges below <f>*total [default=.001]
Focus on nodes matching <regexp>
Ignore nodes matching <regexp>
Set GV scaling [default=0]


google-pprof /bin/ls

Outputs one line per procedure

google-pprof --gv /bin/ls

Displays annotated call-graph via 'gv'

google-pprof --gv --focus=Mutex /bin/ls

Restricts to code paths including a .*Mutex.* entry

google-pprof --gv --focus=Mutex --ignore=string /bin/ls

Code paths including Mutex but not string

google-pprof --list=getdir /bin/ls

Dissassembly (with per-line annotations) for getdir()

google-pprof --disasm=getdir /bin/ls

Dissassembly (with per-PC annotations) for getdir()


Copyright © 2005 Google Inc.


Further documentation for google-pprof is maintained as a web page called cpu_profiler.html and is likely installed at one of the following locations:

February 2005 google-pprof (part of gperftools)