kcov(1) Code coverage analysis using DWARF debugging information


kcov [options] outdir executable [ args for executable ]


This manual page documents briefly the kcov command.

kcov is a code coverage analysis tool using DWARF debugging information.


-p PID trace PID instead of executing executable, executable is optional in this case
-s sort-type
How to sort files: f[ilename] (default), p[ercent].
-l low,high
Setup limits for low/high coverage (default 16,50).
-p only-include-paths
Comma-separated list of paths to include in the report.
-x exclude-paths
Comma-separated list of paths to exclude in the report.
-w write-file
File to write breakpoints to for kernel usage.
-r read-file
File to read hit breakpoints from for kernel usage.


Kcov was written by Simon Kagstrom, building upon bcov by Thomas Neumann.

This manual page was written by Michael Tautschnig <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).