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prof-dir, Qprof-dir

Specifies a directory for profiling information output files.

Syntax

Linux and macOS:
-prof-dir
dir
Windows:
/Qprof-dir
:
dir
Arguments
dir
Is the name of the directory. You can specify a relative pathname or an absolute pathname.
Default
OFF
Profiling output files are placed in the directory where the program is compiled.
Description
This option specifies a directory for profiling information output files (*.dyn and *.dpi). The specified directory must already exist.
You should specify this option using the same directory name for both instrumentation and feedback compilations. If you move the .dyn files, you need to specify the new path.
Option
/Qprof-dir
is equivalent to option
/Qcov-dir
. If you specify both options, the last option specified on the command line takes precedence.
Alternate Options
None

Product and Performance Information

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