Collecting Data Using the collect Command
To run the Collector from the command line using the
, type the following.
% collect collect-options program program-arguments
collect-options are the collect command options
, program is the name of the program you want to collect data
on, and program-arguments are the program's arguments. The target program
is typically a binary executable or a script.
If invoked with no arguments, collect displays a usage summary, including
the default configuration of the experiment.
To obtain a
list of options and a list of the names of any hardware counters
that are available for profiling, type the collect -h command with
no additional arguments.
% collect -h
For a description of the list of hardware counters, see Hardware
Counter Profiling Data. See also Limitations on Hardware Counter Profiling.