Gem sucking whole CPU for no visible reason... intermitently WAS Re: [GEM-dev] Re: [PD-dev] oprofile - streamlining Pd/gem patch

chris clepper cgc at
Tue May 16 18:30:45 CEST 2006

On 5/16/06, B. Bogart <ben at> wrote:
> Hey all,
> we'll I've narrowed down the issue to lots of pix_buffer writing, but I
> can't be sure without getting the profiling to work. No matter what I do
> oprofile just shows me pd symbols, not the gem ones.

Did you try the AMD profiler?  It is pretty easy to use and profiles all
running processes on the machine.  It will even read the source code and
point out which lines of code took time in the sample.  The GUI isn't Apple
level of slick but it will show useful info.
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