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Chapter 22. Monitoring and Tuning Applic... > Additional Programs to Consider

Additional Programs to Consider

Additional debugging and profiling tools exist in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Some are still considered under development such as Frysk and some are tried-and-true tools such as gdb. Some of the most popular include the following:

  • Frysk: Monitoring and debugging tool. Still in the early development stages and is not ready for production. It is included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a technology preview. For the latest version, additional information, and the status of the project, refer to http://sourceware.org/frysk/.

  • GNU Debugger: Command-line debugging tool, which can be used as the program runs. Documentation, examples, and more are available at http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/.

  • DejaGnu: Testing framework used to create test suites. Part of the GNU family of programs. Go to http://www.gnu.org/software/dejagnu/ for details.

  • Dogtail: Testing tool used to automate tests for programs with graphical interfaces. For more information, go to http://people.redhat.com/zcerza/dogtail/.

  • lcov: Determines which parts of a program are executed during a test case. The program page is at http://ltp.sourceforge.net/coverage/lcov.php.


  

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