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new metering tool for MCL available

This is now available at CMU and also at

Date: Fri, 1 Jan 93 01:03:51 EST
From: Mark.Kantrowitz@GLINDA.OZ.CS.CMU.EDU
To: mkant@CS.CMU.EDU
Subject: Metering Version 2.0

A new version of the Metering system (code profiler) is now available
in ftp.cs.cmu.edu:/afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/mkant/Public/Lisp as the file
metering.lisp. (Be sure to cd to this directory in one fell swoop.)

This version has been tested in the following lisps:
      Macintosh Common Lisp (2.0)
      Macintosh Allegro Common Lisp (1.3.2)
      CMU Common Lisp (16d, Python Compiler 1.0 ) :new-compiler
      CMU Common Lisp (M2.9 15-Aug-90, Compiler M1.8 15-Aug-90) 
      ExCL (Franz Allegro CL 4.1 [SPARC R1] 8/28/92 14:06) :allegro-v4.1
      ExCL (Franz Allegro CL 4.0.1 [Sun4] 2/8/91)       :allegro-v4.0
      ExCL (Franz Allegro CL 3.1.12 [DEC 3100] 11/19/90) :allegro-v3.1
      Lucid Common Lisp (4.0.1 HP-700 12-Aug-91)
      Lucid Common Lisp (3.0)
      Lucid CL (Version 2.1 6-DEC-87)  
      AKCL (1.86, June 30, 1987 or later)
      Ibuki Common Lisp (Version 2, release 01.027)

The key new features are support for MCL 2.0, Franz Allegro 4.1, Lucid
4.0 and CMU CL 16d.


[below: documentation excerpt from metering.lisp]

;;; ****************************************************************
;;; Metering System ************************************************
;;; ****************************************************************
;;; The Metering System is a portable Common Lisp code profiling tool.
;;; It gathers timing and consing statistics for specified functions 
;;; while a program is running.
;;; The Metering System is a combination of 
;;;   o  the Monitor package written by Chris McConnell
;;;   o  the Profile package written by Skef Wholey and Rob MacLachlan
;;; The two systems were merged and extended by Mark Kantrowitz.
;;; Address: Carnegie Mellon University
;;;          School of Computer Science
;;;          Pittsburgh, PA 15213
;;; This code is in the public domain and is distributed without warranty
;;; of any kind. 
;;; Bug reports, comments, and suggestions should be sent to mkant@cs.cmu.edu.