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Old 05-03-2009, 12:57 PM   #1
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Problem with gprof, no gmon.out file !!


I am trying to profile a program with gprof. I am using gcc to build and link, and I am using the -pg option. However, when my program exits (gracefully), no gmon.out file is generated. I am using Linux and gcc 3.4.2

Here is a sample of my build commands:

gcc -pg -Werror -g -nostdinc -I SIM/include/include1 - I SIM/include/include2 -o SIM/obj/simulate_main.o -c SIM/simulate_main.c

gcc -pg -Werror -g -nostdinc -I SIM/include/include1 - I SIM/include/include2 -o SIM/obj/traffic_gen.o -c SIM/traffic_gen.c

gcc -nostdinc -I SIM/include/include1 - I SIM/include/include2 -pg -Werror -g -Wl,-export-dynamic ./SIM/obj/simulate_main.o ./SIM/obj/traffic_gen.o -lpthread -o SIM/bin/simulate

gcc -nostdinc -I SIM/include/include1 - I SIM/include/include2 -static -pg -Werror -g -Wl,-export-dynamic ./SIM/obj/simulate_main.o ./SIM/obj/traffic_gen.o -lpthread -o SIM/bin/simulate_static


Old 05-04-2009, 04:33 PM   #2
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How do you execute the linked program? From which directory?
I think you should look for the file in the current directory, that is, the directory from where you start the program. Maybe you're looking in the wrong place?
Old 05-21-2009, 09:01 PM   #3
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Hi, did you manage to solve ur problem? coz i'm getting the same thing. no gmon.out. and i looked at the current directory. i even did a search in case the file end up somewhere else. if ur problem is solved, would appreciate if u can share the solution with me. thanks in advance


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