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extracts and displays execution profiles of a Scilab function
a Scilab compiled function, or a function name (string), or an array of function names
plotprofile, the Scilab function must have been prepared for
profiling (see exec).
When such a function is executed, the system
counts how many times each line is executed and how much cpu time is
spent executing each line. This data is stored within the
function data structure. The function
plotprofile in an interactive
command which displays this results in a graphic window. When a line
is clicked, the source of the function is displayed with the selected line
NOTE: you have to click on the "Exit" item in the graphics windows to exit from "plotprofile".
The function code is regenerated with
fun2string and dumped into
a temporary file.
//define a function and prepare it for profiling deff('x=foo(n)',['if n==0 then' ' x=' 'else' ' x=0' ' for k=1:n' ' s=svd(rand(n+10,n+10))' ' x=x+s(1)' ' end' 'end'],'p') //call the function foo(30) //get execution profiles plotprofile(foo) // click on Exit to exit