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NAME


libcpc - CPU performance counter library

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lcpc [ library... ]


DESCRIPTION


Functions in this library provide access to CPU performance counters on
platforms that contain the appropriate hardware.

INTERFACES


The shared object libcpc.so.1 provides the public interfaces defined
below. See Intro(3) for additional information on shared object
interfaces.


cpc_access cpc_bind_cpu
cpc_bind_curlwp cpc_bind_event
cpc_bind_pctx cpc_buf_add
cpc_buf_copy cpc_buf_create
cpc_buf_destroy cpc_buf_get
cpc_buf_hrtime cpc_buf_set
cpc_buf_sub cpc_buf_tick
cpc_buf_zero cpc_caps
cpc_cciname cpc_close
cpc_cpuref cpc_count_sys_events
cpc_count_usr_events cpc_disable
cpc_enable cpc_event_accum
cpc_event_diff cpc_eventtostr
cpc_getcciname cpc_getcpuref
cpc_getcpuver cpc_getnpic
cpc_getusage cpc_npic
cpc_open cpc_pctx_bind_event
cpc_pctx_invalidate cpc_pctx_rele
cpc_pctx_take_sample cpc_rele
cpc_request_preset cpc_set_add_request
cpc_set_create cpc_set_destroy
cpc_set_restart cpc_set_sample
cpc_seterrfn cpc_seterrhndlr
cpc_shared_bind_event cpc_shared_close
cpc_shared_open cpc_shared_rele
cpc_shared_take_sample cpc_strtoevent
cpc_take_sample cpc_unbind
cpc_version cpc_walk_attrs
cpc_walk_events_all cpc_walk_events_pic
cpc_walk_generic_events_all cpc_walk_generic_events_pic
cpc_walk_names cpc_walk_requests


FILES


/usr/lib/libcpc.so.1
shared object


/usr/lib/64/libcpc.so.1
64-bit shared object


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+---------------+-----------------+
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
|MT-Level | Safe |
+---------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


cputrack(1), cpustat(1M), Intro(3), cpc(3CPC), attributes(5), xVM(5)

NOTES


There is no support for access to performance counters in the xVM(5)
environment. The -h operations for cputrack(1) are not enabled.


October 8, 2008 LIBCPC(3LIB)