callgrind_annotate man page

callgrind_annotate — post-processing tool for the Callgrind


callgrind_annotate [options] [callgrind-out-file [source-files...]]


callgrind_annotate takes an output file produced by the Valgrind tool Callgrind and prints the information in an easy-to-read form.


-h --help
Show summary of options.
Show version of callgrind_annotate.
--show=A,B,C [default: all]
Only show figures for events A,B,C.
Sort columns by events A,B,C [event column order].
--threshold=<0--100> [default: 99%]
Percentage of counts (of primary sort event) we are interested in.
--auto=<yes|no> [default: no]
Annotate all source files containing functions that helped reach the event count threshold.
--context=N [default: 8]
Print N lines of context before and after annotated lines.
--inclusive=<yes|no> [default: no]
Add subroutine costs to functions calls.
--tree=<none|caller|calling|both> [default: none]
Print for each function their callers, the called functions or both.
-I, --include=<dir>
Add dir to the list of directories to search for source files.

See Also

valgrind(1), $INSTALL/share/doc/valgrind/html/index.html or….


Josef Weidendorfer <>.

This manual page was written by Philipp Frauenfelder <>.

Referenced By


10/21/2016 Release 3.12.0 Release 3.12.0