[gst-devel] Profiling Gstreamer

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Sat Dec 20 12:44:43 CET 2008

Irfan Shaikh schrieb:
> Hi ,
>    I am trying to profile gstreamer. During installation of the
> gstreamer and
> various plugins,
> I have configure it with
> "./configure --disable-tests --disable-valgrind --disable-examples
> --enable-profiling --enable-gcov=no CFLAGS="-O3""
> when I execute the command "gst-launch videotestsrc ! ffmpegcolorspace !
> ffenc_msmpeg4 ! ffmux_asf ! filesink location=/tmp/msmpeg4.asf",
> the following message is displayed :
> Profiling timer expired
> Can anyone please let me know why this error is coming and how can I profile
> gstreamer?
> Thanking you,
Just use the normal gstreamer build, don't strip it and use a sampling profiler
like oprofile or sysprof. Its handly to have debug info of the libraries in use
(e.g. glib).


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