How to use gperftools to analysis my ROS code

asked 2017-08-23 05:39:07 -0600

Josper gravatar image

I need to use profiling tool to analysis my ROS code.
I use below command to run my code with gperftools:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/ CPUPROFILE=~/ rosrun my_package myNode

Then I press ctrl+c to exit my program after some manipulation. But the output looks not correct, it will create several file end with a number.
It can't be parsed by the google-pprof command. I've just write a simple c++ program to test these steps like google-perftools tutorial said, they work fine.
Is there anyone can share me the experience of how to use google-perftools with ROS?
Or some good perfling tool cooperate well with ROS?
Thanks a lot.

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