How to reset profile counters / data during program execution

Evgeniy Ivanov i at
Fri Mar 28 11:19:53 PDT 2014

Thank you very much, Jason! That's a relief.

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 10:10 PM, Jason Evans <jasone at> wrote:

> On Mar 28, 2014, at 4:28 AM, Evgeniy Ivanov <i at> wrote:
> I enable / disable profiling on the fly via prof_active. Each time I dump
> results (prof_accum is true). Is there any way to reset statistics /
> stack traces between?
> It isn't possible to reset the heap profiling state within jemalloc, but
> there is an easy solution to what you're trying to do: dump a profile at
> the point where you would like to reset, and pass it to pprof using the
> --base option.  This will cause pprof to subtract out everything that shows
> up in the base profile.
> Jason

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