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Profiling in real-time

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Hi guys, I'm using MS Visual C++ 6.0 Enterprise and i'm wondering how I can profile in real-time, or over a certain time period as the game runs. So far i've only been able to get it to profile one pass over my code (well this is what I think it's doing). This isn't very useful, because obviously the game hasn't started properly by this stage. Is what im asking possible using the VC++ profiler? Thanks.

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What do you mean, one pass over your code? The profiler will collect profiling information for as long as the application is running.

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I choose to profile function timing. The profiler and game starts, displays about 1 frame, then closes and and the profiler outputs its results. It might be crashing.. i'll try and catch the message in the console before it closes...

EDIT:

It's failing to load an image. Is there something the profiler does that screws up the directory structure or something? Because the game runs fine normally.

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