Sun Studio 12: Performance Analyzer

Intermediate Files

If you generate intermediate files using the -E or -P compiler options, the Analyzer uses the intermediate file for annotated source code, not the original source file. The #line directives generated with -E can cause problems in the assignment of metrics to source lines.

The following line appears in annotated source if there are instructions from a function that do not have line numbers referring to the source file that was compiled to generate the function:

function_name -- <instructions without line numbers>

Line numbers can be absent under the following circumstances: