Profiler backtracing

Registered by Michael Hope on 2011-05-26

Demonstrate support for good backtracing in a profiling tool

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Michael Hope
Priority:
Not
Drafter:
Michael Hope
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for trunk
Implementation:
Informational Informational
Milestone target:
milestone icon backlog
Started by
Matthew Gretton-Dann on 2013-08-22
Completed by
Matthew Gretton-Dann on 2013-08-22

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[michaelh1] dropped to 'Not' as this is hard and not required.
[matthew-gretton-dann] Not moving to Jira - individual topics will be raised as necessary.

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Work Items

Work items:
measure how long the unwinding of a typical stack frame takes: TODO
profile the ARM extbl parser to identify optimization opportunities: TODO
investigate if caching concepts could speed up the unwinding: TODO
Design a method for faster backtracing: TODO
Work with ARM folks to improve the ABI for backtracing: TODO
Decide on a profiling tool: TODO
Discuss with upstream especially adding a new dependency: TODO
Implement week 1: TODO
Implement week 2: TODO
Implement week 3: TODO
Implement week 4: TODO
Demonstrate: TODO

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