measuring cpu usage


    Oct 09 2008 | 10:19 pm
    can anyone recommend me the most precise way of measuring how efficient my signal rate externals are? I assume there is a better way than using adstatus.
    thanks,
    oli

    • Oct 10 2008 | 9:10 am
      I use the terminal with
      top -ocpu -R -F -s 2 -n30
      and I put a significant number of instances of my object on... but
      apple XCode has good profiling tools with good explanations... I
      never dared to read them though, but Joshua gave some hints on this
      list a couple of years ago when we were talking about the relevance
      of vectorisation of some parts of code...
      good luck
      pa
    • Oct 15 2008 | 12:47 pm
      hi pa,
      thanks for the info. I'm going to look into using shark which comes with the xcode tools. I would also be interested in a cross platform solution if anyone is aware of one. I'd just like to see how any optimisations i do affect the efficiency of the perform loop and how it compares on windows and mac.
      cheers.
      oli
    • Nov 18 2008 | 9:08 pm
      just discovered cnmat's bench object, which should be useful for this
      oli