strategy

Specify which processes to analyze.

GUI Equivalent

Configure Analysis window > WHAT pane > Analyze child processes check box > Per-process Configuration

Syntax

-strategy <process_name1>:<profiling_mode>,<process_name2>:<profiling_mode>,...

Arguments

Argument

Description

<process_name>

The name of the process to which the strategy configuration applies. If <process_name> is empty, the strategy configuration applies by default to all processes for which a profiling strategy is not specified.

<profiling_mode>

The strategy for profiling the specified process. Possible values are:

Value

Description

trace:trace

Collect data on the process, and its child processes.

notrace:trace

Do not analyze the process, but collect data on its child processes.

notrace:notrace

Ignore the process, and its child processes, while collecting data.

trace:notrace

Analyze the process, but do not collect data on its child processes.

Default

:trace:trace

Analyze both parent and child processes.

Actions Modified

collect, collect-with

Description

Use the strategy action-option to specify which processes to analyze, and which to ignore.

This option is not applicable to hardware event-based analysis types.

Example

This example performs a Hotspots analysis where the strategy configuration limits data collection to the example process, and ignores its child processes.

$ amplxe-cl -collect hotspots -strategy :notrace:trace,example:trace:notrace /home/test/run_example.sh
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