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Selecting Representative Training Workloads for Profile Feedback Through Coverage and Branch Analysis

Darryl Gove, September 29, 2006

Introduction

Profile feedback is an optimization technique that uses a short training run of the application to provide the compiler with more detailed information about the runtime behavior of the program. This information enables the compiler to make better optimization decisions (as described in Using Profile Feedback to Improve Performance), for example, which routines are appropriate to inline, or which branches are the frequently taken path.


  

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