profiteur: Treemap visualiser for GHC prof files

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Treemap visualiser for GHC prof files

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Dependencies aeson (>=0.6 && <2.2), base (>=4.8 && <5), bytestring (>=0.9 && <0.12), containers (>=0.5 && <0.7), filepath (>=1.3 && <1.5), ghc-prof (>=1.3 && <1.5), js-jquery (>=3.1 && <3.4), scientific (>=0.3 && <0.4), text (>=0.11 && <2.1), unordered-containers (>=0.2 && <0.3), vector (>=0.10 && <0.13) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright 2014 Jasper Van der Jeugt
Author Jasper Van der Jeugt <>
Maintainer Jasper Van der Jeugt <>
Revised Revision 1 made by JasperVanDerJeugt at 2023-04-11T11:24:14Z
Category Development, Profiling
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Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by JasperVanDerJeugt at 2022-06-28T10:37:35Z
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Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables profiteur
Downloads 16186 total (22 in the last 30 days)
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Profiteur is a visualiser for GHC .prof files.


cabal install profiteur


ghc --make -auto-all -prof your-program.hs
./your-program +RTS -p -RTS

Open the output,, in a web browser.

See also example/Makefile.

A tree browser and a tree map are available to browse the profile.

Expand cost centres by clicking the chevrons in the tree browser or double-clicking them in the tree map.