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Etch Documentation Index
- Etch Overview
A high-level description of the Etch system. Contains the public information
available on the Etch web page.
- Etch Whitepaper
A more detailed technical paper describing the operation of Etch and the
integration of tools into Etch, including a simple tool example.
- Visual Etch User's Guide
Describes the use of Etch through the Visual Etch graphic user interface. Includes
a description of the Visual Etch environment, file and directory structure, and
how to run experiments using Visual Etch.
- Etching Applications from the Command Line
Describes the use of Etch through the command line interface (i.e., without using
- Optimizing Programs Using Etch
How to run existing program optimization tools, both from Visual Etch
and from the command line.
- Call-Graph Profiling with CGProf
A description of the CGProf call-graph profiling tool and how to use
CGProf to profile applications, in order to identify bottlenecks.
- Etch Tool Writer's API
Describes the Etch programming interface for tools, including Etch
instrumentation callbacks and general-purpose support procedures for tool writers.
- Integrating Tools into Visual Etch
Describes the programming interface for integrating tools into the Visual Etch graphical
user interface, including support procedures for tools using the Visual Etch execution
- Visual Etch Command Line Interface
Describes the command line interface to the Visual Etch user interface.
The interface provides a simple means of invoking Visual Etch to run an
experiment through a command prompt window.
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Answers to frequently asked questions and approaches to handling common problems.
- Error Messages
A list of error messages produced by components of Etch.
- Guide to the Etch Source Tree
A description of the structure of the Etch distribution, including
the directories, the files, and their contents.
- Etch Automated Testing Procedures
Describes the automated test process used to exercise and verify new versions
of Etch during the development process.
- Release Notes
Release notes containing an installation guide, a summary of recent changes
to Etch and Visual Etch, and known problems with the current release.
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