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Re: change the sampling time in the gprof
Zack Weinberg <email@example.com> writes:
> Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On typical Unix systems, as well as on GNU/Linux, the precision of the
> > gprof timer is determined by the behaviour of the profil() function.
> > I don't know whether there is any way to adjust that on your
> > particular system.
> Linux (the kernel) does not implement profil(). glibc uses
> setitimer() and SIGPROF for profiling.
Yeah, I was somewhat ambiguous. glibc does use the profil function,
but as you say the function is not in the kernel. It is just another
part of glibc.