Performance Co-Pilot™ Programmer's Guide

Document Number: 007-3434-005

2.3 Edition


Illustrated by Dany Galgani

Edited by Susan Wilkening

Production by Glen Traefald

Engineering and written contributions by David Chatterton, Michael Gigante, Mark Goodwin, Tony Kavadias, Seppo Keronen, Johnathon Knispel, Ken McDonell, Max Matveev, Ania Milewska, Daniel Moore, Heidi Muehlebach, Ivan Rayner, Terry Schultz, Nathan Scott, Timothy Shimmin, and Bill Tuthill


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Cover design by Sarah Bolles, Sarah Bolles Design, and Dany Galgani, SGI Technical Publications.

Record of Revision

Revision 003July 1999 
Revised to support the Performance Co-Pilot release 2.1 for SGI systems running the IRIX 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, and 6.5 operating systems.

Revision 004March 2001 
Revised to support the Performance Co-Pilot release 2.2 for SGI systems running the IRIX 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, and 6.5.11 and later operating systems.

Revision 005December 2002 
Revised to support the Performance Co-Pilot release 2.3 for SGI systems running the IRIX 6.5.18 and later operating systems or the SGI ProPack 2.1 for Linux or later operating systems.