TD_TA_ENABLE_STATS(3C_DB) Threads Debugging Library Functions TD_TA_ENABLE_STATS(3C_DB)

td_ta_enable_stats, td_ta_reset_stats, td_ta_get_stats - collect target process statistics for libc_db

cc [ flag... ] file... -lc_db [ library... ]
#include <proc_service.h>
#include <thread_db.h>
td_err_e td_ta_enable_stats(const td_thragent_t *ta_p, int on_off);

td_err_e_stats td_ta_reset(const td_thragent_t *ta_p);

td_err_e td_ta_get_stats(const td_thragent_t *ta_p, td_ta_stats_t *tstats);

The controlling process can request the collection of certain statistics about a target process. Statistics gathering is disabled by default. Each target process has a td_ta_stats_t structure that contains current values when statistic gathering is enabled.

The td_ta_enable_stats() function turns statistics gathering on or off for the process identified by ta_p, depending on whether or not on_off is non-zero. When statistics gathering is turned on, all statistics are implicitly reset as though td_ta_reset_stats() had been called. Statistics are not reset when statistics gathering is turned off. Except for nthreads and r_concurrency, the values do not change further, but they remain available for inspection by way of td_ta_get_stats().

The td_ta_reset_stats() function resets all counters in the td_ta_stats_t structure to zero for the target process.

The td_ta_get_stats() function returns the structure for the process in tstats.

The td_ta_stats_t structure is defined in <thread_db.h> and contains the following members:

typedef struct {

int nthreads; /* total number of threads in use */
int r_concurrency; /* requested concurrency level */
int nrunnable_num; /* numerator of avg runnable threads */
int nrunnable_den; /* denominator of avg runnable threads */
int a_concurrency_num; /* numerator, avg achieved concurrency */
int a_concurrency_den; /* denominator, avg achieved concurrency */
int nlwps_num; /* numerator, avg number of LWPs in use */
int nlwps_den; /* denominator, avg number of LWPs in use */
int nidle_num; /* numerator, avg number of idling LWPs */
int nidle_den; /* denominator, avg number of idling LWPs */ } td_ta_stats_t;

The nthreads member is the number of threads that are currently part of the target process. The r_concurrency member is the current requested concurrency level, such as would be returned by thr_setconcurrency(3C). The remaining members are averages over time, each expressed as a fraction with an integral numerator and denominator. The nrunnable_num and nrunnable_den members represent the average number of runnable threads. The a_concurrency_num and a_concurrency_den members represent the average achieved concurrency, the number of actually running threads. The a_concurrency_num and a_concurrency_den members are less than or equal to nrunnable_num and nrunnable_den, respectively. The nlwps_num and nlwps_den members represent the average number of lightweight processes (LWPs) participating in this process. They must be greater than or equal to a_concurrency_num and a_concurrency_den, respectively, since every running thread is assigned to an LWP, but there can at times be additional idling LWPs with no thread assigned to them. The nidle_num and nidle_den members represent the average number of idle LWPs.


The call completed successfully.


An invalid internal process handle was passed in.


A call to one of the imported interface routines failed.


Something else went wrong.

See attributes(7) for description of the following attributes:

MT Level Safe

thr_getconcurrency(3C), libc_db(3LIB), attributes(7)

October 20, 1998 OmniOS