What software must already be installed?
Before installing Intel® Thread Checker onto Microsoft Windows*, you must have the
VTune™ Performance Analyzer v7.2 already installed, as Intel® Thread Checker is a plug-in to the VTune™ environment. Visit the
Intel® Threading Tools Web site to obtain VTune Performance Analyzer and/or Intel Thread Checker.
On Microsoft Windows systems, you must also have the following already installed:
- Microsoft Visual* C++ v6.0, or higher
Intel® Compilers are required for source
instrumentation or OpenMP* analysis.
- Microsoft* Internet Explorer v6.0, or higher
- Adobe* Reader*
To use the Linux* Remote Data Collector (Remote Agent), you must also install Intel Thread Checker on a Microsoft Windows system.
Installing a New Version Over an Already Installed Version
To install a new version of Intel Thread Checker, you must first uninstall the currently installed version.
Note: Before removing the current version from Windows, you might want to save your projects using
File » Pack and Go menu in the VTune environment.
To remove the currently installed version from Windows*, go to
Start » Control Panel » Add or Remove Programs » Intel® Thread Checker.
To remove the currently installed version from Linux, run
uninstall64.sh, which is typically found in the
General Installation Tips for Linux*
- To use the Linux Remote Data Collector (Remote Agent), you must also install Intel Thread Checker on a Microsoft Windows system.
- The Remote Data Collector (RDC) .tar file for Linux is included with the Windows* installation package.
- If you use ftp* to transfer the RDC .tar file to a Linux system, be sure to use a binary transfer.
- If you are also using the Intel Compilers on your Linux system, you should install Intel Compilers
before installing Intel Thread Checker.
- If you update your Intel Compilers after installing Thread Checker, re-run the Thread
Checker install script after updating the Intel Compilers.
- Installation includes a script
tcvars.csh), typically in the
/opt/intel/itt/tcheck/bin/64 directory. Use the
source tcvars.sh command to setup the shell environment for source instrumentation with the Intel® Compiler.
- After installation, see the file
tcheckFAQ.htm, typically found in the
/opt/intel/itt directory, for important overview and usage information.