How to enable Shark menu item in XCode?

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by 99miles, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

    Oct 10, 2008
    The Shark and MallocDebug menu items are grayed out in XCode under Start->Run with Performance Tool.
    How do I enable those?
  2. Moderator emeritus


    Jun 15, 2000
    I'm not sure if you can use these with iPhone apps.. I think you need to use Instruments.
  3. macrumors 68030


    Sep 2, 2008
    *) Download your app to the iPhone as usual, you want a release build for performance testing
    *) Launch the app on the device
    *) Launch /Developer/Applications/Performance Tools/Shark in the Finder
    *) Choose Sampling>Network/iPhone menu item
    *) Choose your device in the window
    *) Choose the application from the popup menu under Target so only your app is sampled
    *) Click Start button in window
    *) Do stuff in test application
    *) Click Stop in window

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