[kaffe] help with -Xxprof on Kaffe

Timothy Stack stack at cs.utah.edu
Sat May 17 12:39:01 PDT 2003

> Hai


>         My primary objective is to understand how kaffe executes the 
> bytecodes.I want to see in action(step-by-step) what happens once the 
> bytecodes from the class files enters into the Kaffe virtual machine.I am 
> trying to construct a kind of sequence diagram for the complete execution 
> cycle.I downloaded Kprof(a visualization tool) which works on gprof 
> output.But Kaffe has xprof facility(I think so from what I see in the 
> directory structure...I am not sure) which will configure kaffe in such a way 
> that gprof can work.From the output constructed by gprof,we can use Kprof.
> I did the following while installing kaffe:
> 1)./configure --enable-xprofiling --with-staticvm --with-staticlib 
> --with-profiling
> 2)make
> 3)make install
> When I type:
> kaffe -Xxprof Helloworld
> ...it says -Xxprof command not found...

What OS is this on and what version of kaffe are you using?  Xprofiling 
is currently only supported on x86 freebsd/linux.

> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks
> Ram

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tim stack

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