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 Profiling a Program: Where Does It Spend Its Time?
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 This manual describes the GNU profiler, `gprof', and how you can use it
 to determine which parts of a program are taking most of the execution
 time.  We assume that you know how to write, compile, and execute
 programs.  GNU `gprof' was written by Jay Fenlason.
 
    This manual is for `gprof' (Linux/GNU Binutils) version 2.20.51.0.2.
 
    This document is distributed under the terms of the GNU Free
 Documentation License version 1.3.  A copy of the license is included
 in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
 

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* Introduction        What profiling means, and why it is useful.
 
* Compiling           How to compile your program for profiling.
* Executing           Executing your program to generate profile data
* Invoking            How to run `gprof', and its options
 
* Output              Interpreting `gprof''s output
 
* Inaccuracy          Potential problems you should be aware of
* How do I?           Answers to common questions
* Incompatibilities   (between GNU `gprof' and Unix `gprof'.)
* Details             Details of how profiling is done
* GNU Free Documentation License  GNU Free Documentation License
 
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