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Module ngx_google_perftools_module

The ngx_google_perftools_module module (0.6.29) enables profiling of nginx worker processes using Google Performance Tools . The module is intended for nginx developers.

This module is not built by default, it should be enabled with the --with-google_perftools_module configuration parameter.

This module requires the gperftools library.

Example Configuration

google_perftools_profiles /path/to/profile;

Profiles will be stored as /path/to/profile.<worker_pid>.


Syntax: google_perftools_profiles file;
Context: main

Sets a file name that keeps profiling information of nginx worker process. The ID of the worker process is always a part of the file name and is appended to the end of the file name, after a dot.