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Re: Bug#613986: ITP: run -- tool for sampling time and memory usage

On pe, 2011-02-18 at 18:30 +0100, Thomas Krennwallner wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Thomas Krennwallner <tkren@kr.tuwien.ac.at>
> * Package name    : run
>   Version         : 1.4
>   Upstream Author : Armin Biere <biere@jku.at> and Toni Jussila
> * URL             : http://fmv.jku.at/run/
> * License         : BSD
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : tool for sampling time and memory usage
> run is a tool for sampling time and memory usage of a program and its
> children using the proc file system of Linux.  Time and space limits
> are also supported. It is very helpful for benchmarking and running
> competitions.  It also supports limits on wall clock time and thus can
> control runs of multi-threaded programs on multi-core machines as
> well.

This sounds like a very interesting tool to me, since I've been wanting
to write something similar myself. I look forward to seeing it in the

However, the name is perhaps a tad generic. Would it be possible for you
to rename it in Debian to something less generic?

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