Innovative Computing Lab
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
PAPI provides the tool designer and application engineer with a consistent interface and methodology for use of the performance counter hardware found in most major microprocessors. PAPI enables software engineers to see, in near real time, the relation between software performance and processor events.
In addition, PAPI provides access to a collection of components that expose performance measurement opportunites across the hardware and software stack.
If this is the first file you've opened in the PAPI tree, we'll try to give you a few tips on where to go from here.
Clone the PAPI repository the first time with the following command:
> git clone https://bitbucket.org/icl/papi.git
This creates a complete copy of the papi git repository on your computer in a folder called 'papi'.
To make sure your copy is up to date with the repository:
> cd papi
> git pull https://bitbucket.org/icl/papi.git
To install PAPI on your system:
To use PAPI in your own programs: