Sysprof-3.44.0

Introduction to Sysprof

The sysprof package contains a statistical and system-wide profiler for Linux.

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Package Information

Sysprof Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34, itstool-2.0.7, JSON-GLib-1.6.6, libunwind-1.6.2, libdazzle-3.44.0, and Polkit-121

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/sysprof

Installation of Sysprof

Install Sysprof by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Contents

Installed Programs: sysprof and sysprof-cli
Installed Libraries: libsysprof-4.so, libsysprof-capture-4.a, libsysprof-memory-4.so, libsysprof-speedtrack-4.so, and libsysprof-ui-4.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/sysprof-4 and /usr/share/help/*/sysprof

Short Descriptions

sysprof

is a graphical interface to sysprof

sysprof-cli

is a command line interface to sysprof

libsysprof-4.so

provides API functions for profiling processes running on a system

libsysprof-capture-4.a

provides a hook used to capture statistics from a process

libsysprof-memory-4.so

provides API functions for capturing memory statistics

libsysprof-speedtrack-4.so

provides API functions for tracking the speed of a running process

libsysprof-ui-4.so

provides API functions for the sysprof GUI