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ping -- Re: merge branch profile-stdlib

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:02 PM, Silvius Rus <> wrote:
> Hello libstdc++ maintainers,
> I would like to merge the profile-stdlib branch into trunk.  I made
> the changes requested by your previous reviews:
> - Gave up on adding a runtime library.  The diagnostic implementation
> was moved from profc++/ to include/profile/impl/.
> - Reverted driver changes so that the interface is -D_GLIBCXX_DEBUG,
> consistent with current extensions.
> - Moved tests to proper locations and fixed failing unittests.  (There
> are only 7 failures left in */
> - Uglified names.  I did this by placing all diagnostic implementation
> under namespace __cxxprof_impl.  (Is this sufficient?)
> - Added configure checks for execinfo.h.
> Before I go with a fine comb, could you please take a look at the
> branch and let me know if there are any other major issues?
> The big picture organization is:
> - All profile extension headers live in include/profile/.  They
> include profile/base.h.
> - All diagnostic implementations live in include/profile/impl/.  They
> are included by profile/impl/profiler.h.
> - profile/base.h includes profile/impl/profiler.h.  This is the only
> direct connection between include/profile/ and include/profile/impl/.
> The current known issues are:
> - The relation with debug and parallel extensions has not been defined.
> - We are using vector and unordered_map in the implementation, with
> default allocators.  This can cause infinite cycles if say the
> application code uses libstdc++ containers to gather allocation
> statistics.
> - The machine-specific performance model component is not on the
> branch.  I decided to treat it as a separate component and add it
> later.  The decisions are based on generic operation performance
> ratios.
> - Many diagnostics have not been implemented yet.
> I don't think any of these issues is a show stopper and thus should
> not keep the branch from being merged.
> Thank you,
> Silvius

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