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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I think it was Ilya; but the format of tmon.out is unfortunately not documented. May I point you at my journal entry on Apache::DProf? [perl.org]
    • Apache::DProf is ok, but it's not really a very good tool for the simple reason that you can't pin down individual handlers. Everything gets lumped into one big tmon.out per child.

      This means that you have to conduct large scale tests to get an average out of it instead, which is annoying when all you want to do is profile one run.

      The other problem (for me) is that Apache::DProf made my apache dump core on the page I was really interested in. Lacking the debugging skills needed, I left it at that. :-(

      Ov
      • Devel::DProf is a bit core dump happy anyway, so I'm not surprised it did that within Apache. It got a lot better in 5.6.1, and I think it'll get better still for 5.8. Lets hope so anyway.