Android tracing and profiling

by Horia » Wed, 18 Jun 2008 16:56:47 GMT


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 Hello,

The emulator and API provides a couple of ways of tracing and
profiling your applications:
1. the android.os.Debug provides some methods like:
startMethodTracing(), startNativeTracing()
2. the emulator could be run with "-trace" option in order to later
accept the start tracing command (F9)

The problem is nativeTracing (started by F9 or startNativeTracing()
method) generates some files I don't know how to use:
qtrace.bb
qtrace.exc
qtrace.pid
qtrace.method
qtrace.inst
qtrace.static

Does anyone know how can I view the contents of these files ?(they are
binaries, not ascii)

Thanks!

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Android tracing and profiling

by Megha Joshi » Thu, 19 Jun 2008 03:14:50 GMT


 The tools to process and view these files are not shipped with the current
SDK. So , the native tracing isn't supported in the SDK yet.  You can only
use the method tracing for now.





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Android tracing and profiling

by Horia » Fri, 20 Jun 2008 02:40:50 GMT


 Ok Joshi,
Thanks




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