Adam Kennedy


Aspect::Library::NYTProf - Allows pointcut-targetted NYTProf profiling


  # Only profile code that runs in constructors
  use Aspect;
  aspect NYTProf => call qr/::new$/;
  # Using this profile pattern from the command line
  NYTPROF=start=no perl -d:NYTProf


Aspect::Library::NYTProf provides a pre-built Aspect library for doing Devel::NYTProf profiling on a targetted subset of your application.

This is implemented using the built-in DB::enable_profile() and DB::disable_profile() functions you might normally use with Devel::NYTProf, but allows for targetting the profiling using the full range of pointcuts available in Aspect.

For example, the following allows profiling of Foo::bar(), but only when called in scalar context.

  aspect NYTProf => call 'Foo::bar' & wantscalar;


Bugs should be reported via the CPAN bug tracker at

For other issues, contact the author.


Adam Kennedy <>


Aspect, Aspect::Library::Profiler


Copyright 2010 - 2011 Adam Kennedy.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.