ANN: script to visualize python profiling data with kcachegrind

John J. Lee jjl at
Wed Sep 17 16:14:33 CEST 2003

Joerg Beyer <job at> writes:
> with the kind help of Josef Weidendorfer, I wrote a script
> to transform the profiling data of the pstats.Stats class
> to a format that the program kcachegrind could read 
> and visualize.


> Besides this, I was able to find and improve the hot spots
> in some python sources without big efforts. At least the 
> relative numbers seem right.

Much more important, we can now generate lots of pretty graphics from
our Python code ;-)


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