Specify the executable whose process should be analyzed.

GUI Equivalent

Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE: choose Project > Intel Advisor XE 2013 Project Properties > Analysis Target tab > Application

Intel Advisor standalone GUI: Project > Project Properties > Analysis Target tab > Application


-executable-of-interest <pathname>


A string specifying the PATH/name of the executable to be analyzed.

Actions Modified



When performing a Survey or Suitability analysis, use the executable-of-interest action-option to specify which executable child process to analyze, as opposed to the script or application that spawns the child processes.


This command specifies myApplication.exe as the executable of interest when running a Survey analysis that is launched from myScript.

$ advixe-cl –collect survey –project-dir ./advi -executable-of-interest myApplication.exe -- myScript
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