From: christopher diggins (cdiggins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-05 16:22:38
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From: "Brian Braatz" <brianb_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 8:05 PM
Subject: RE: [boost] Re: Profiling Library suggestion
> [Brian Braatz]
> That is a good idea (use a AOP style weave).
> It begs asking here- when we talk about profiling, what are the use
> cases you guys see.
> I have some stuff to implement profiling on in the coming weeks. My
> situations are as follows:
> * Profile and log the profiling results of my unit tests between the
> -> Either explicitly or I may redefine BOOST_CHECKPOINT
The profiler that I am proposing would only measure a code block. This
restriction is not too burdensome for my purposes, but I can not speak as to
other people's unit tests. What is your view on this, generally and w.r.t to
your current specific usage case?
> * Profile an application for when makes certain method calls on some COM
> objects- Also log this information.
> -> Problem is, folks have coded directly to the COM objects proxy
> class. Because of this, the AOP style typedef trick will not work unless
> I push the proxy classes into a namespace- and redefine them in the
> global namespace with a weave in place. (structurally this might be more
> work than I want to deal with)
> * profiling specific operations which cross cut many areas of the system
> and only doing that when certain dynamic conditions exist
This can be done I believe with a customized profiler policy.
> I am asking you guys for how you need to use profiling because by
> talking aobut the problem that is to be solved, it might make the
> discussion of what the solution is easier to address.
Thanks for bringing these use cases to our attention.
Object Oriented Template Library (OOTL)
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