Profiler - counting individual lines' exec time

£ukasz Kowalczyk smithy at promail.pl
Sat Aug 21 20:31:19 CEST 1999


Hi, everyone, it's my first posting on c.l.py.

I'm having hard time working with the Python profiler (profile.py). I have a
loop in my program which loops hundreds of thousands times and I want to know
which instructions in it take the most time to execute. Is that possible?

I imagine it could be done by tagging specific lines which execution time
I want measured but how do I do it? Using time.time() seems too messy and
not precise enough to me.

Moreover, documentation (html) provided seems to be incompatible with
reality :-) The Stats class does not provide any of the methods mentioned.

-- 
Łukasz Kowalczyk
http://tempac.fuw.edu.pl/~lukow/




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