What's New

Update 9

Update 9 of the Intel® Inspector offers:

  • Performance and memory consumption improvements during threading error analysis - The Intel Inspector still finds most data race and cross-thread stack access problems. If you discover you are missing problems, use the new Use maximum resources configuration setting to return to previous behavior.

  • New suppression summary statistics when analysis is complete - Show how many suppression files and rules the Intel Inspector applied and how many problem instances it suppressed.

  • New memory consumption graph during analysis - Shows how much memory the target application plus the Intel Inspector consume during analysis.

  • Improved on-demand memory leak detection and memory growth measurement - Gathering memory leak information while an application is running is useful if:

    • An application does not terminate (such as a server process).

    • You want memory leak information, but you do not want to wait for an application to terminate.

    • You want to determine if memory is leaked during a specific interval of application execution, or during a specific user action.

    • You want to discard information about allocations performed during initialization as a way of filtering out allocations that are not currently of interest.

    Measuring memory growth helps you ensure an application uses no more memory than expected. This includes:
    • Memory an application has allocated and still needs for future calculations

    • Memory an application has allocated and no longer needs, but has not deallocated

    • Memory an application has allocated and then leaked

Update 8

Update 8 of the Intel® Inspector offers:

  • Support for Microsoft Visual Studio* 2013 and the Microsoft Windows 8.1* operating system

  • New inspxe-cl report-all action-option for creating detailed reports particularly useful for regression testing purposes

  • Additional re-inspection capabilities to more easily run another analysis using the same analysis type as that in the current result

  • New evaluation features for which Intel Corporation is actively seeking customer feedback:

    • New memory error analysis types and settings

    • New threading error analysis types and settings

    • Sampling during threading error analysis

    Please send your feedback to Intel® Premier Support at https://premier.intel.com. For more information on Intel Premier Support, see http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/performance-tools-for-software-developers-intel-premier-support/.

  • Additional stability improvements

  • Enhanced documentation on recommended and alternative approaches to regression testing with the Intel Inspector

Update 7

Update 7 of the Intel® Inspector offers:

  • A new on-demand memory leak detection feature to detect if a block of memory is allocated, but not deallocated and not reachable, within a specific time segment during application execution. This feature is also useful for checking for memory leaks in applications that never exit.

  • A new suppression file format to support a variety of new suppression features, including the ability to:

    • Create suppression rules based on stacks/tracebacks.

    • Convert third-party suppression files to the Intel Inspector suppression file format.

    • Create and edit suppression files in a text editor.

  • Additional stability improvements

Update 6

Update 6 of the Intel® Inspector offers additional stability improvements.

Update 5

Update 5 of the Intel® Inspector offers additional stability improvements.

Update 4

Update 4 of the Intel® Inspector offers:

  • Symbol re-resolution support in the graphical user interface

  • User API support in Fortran applications

  • Additional stability improvements

Update 3

Update 3 of the Intel® Inspector offers:

  • Symbol re-resolution support in the command line interface

  • Additional stability improvements

Update 1 and 2

Update 1 and 2 of the Intel® Inspector offer:

  • Improved integration with the Microsoft Visual Studio* 2012 debugger

  • Improved integration with the Microsoft Visual Studio* 2012 IDE

  • Improved integration with the Window 8* operating system

  • Additional stability improvements


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