gprofng not quite ready for prime time?

Luis Machado luis.machado@arm.com
Tue Aug 9 14:33:05 GMT 2022


On 8/9/22 14:57, Jan Beulich via Binutils wrote:
> Initially I merely noticed version.texi trying to be created in the
> source tree, which of course won't work if that one is read-only.
> 
> But then I further noticed that the testsuite fails to build and/or
> run various things, first and foremost because of (but not
> necessarily limited to) Java not being available. Despite (or maybe
> as a result of) this the running of the (mostly failing) testsuite
> took a non-negligible amount of time for the just 5 tests (on
> x86-64).

The tests do seem to take a little while to run, as confirmed by https://sourceware.org/pipermail/binutils/2022-May/121022.html

> 
> Should this component perhaps not have been part of binutils 2.39,
> or at least not be enabled by default?
> 
> Jan



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