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From: David MENTRE <dmentre@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Profiling a function execution
Hello,

Wolfgang Lux <wlux@uni-muenster.de> writes:

> This looks like complete nonsense to me. This will neither distinguish
> user and system mode execution times. Even worse, clock cycles will
> not have any meaning if the operating system chooses to perform a
> task switch while the profiled function is executed.

You're right. And the better approach might be to use profiling
architectures like OProfile (http://oprofile.sourceforge.net/news/).

Yours,
d.
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