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22.3.2 Description of cumulative data

The Cumulative tab shows aggregated information about each function that includes the following information:

With a suitable profiler setup it also shows:

Note: by default the Profiler does not count function calls, because this can distort results significantly in SMP LispWorks. Therefore the Call# column shows 0 for each function. To make the Profiler count calls, evaluate this:

(set-up-profiler :call-counter t)

LispWorks IDE User Guide (Macintosh version) - 25 Nov 2011