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I can't find Shark on OS X Lion. The most recent Xcode is correctly installed, but I can only see Instruments. Has Shark been made obsolete by Instruments ?

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Shark was replaced with Instruments. There is a set of tools from Apple called CHUD that does still include Shark.

It's available here. It does require you to have a Developer Account to download. However there has been limited success in getting it to work on Lion.

It's safe to assume that Shark has bitten the dust.

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Thank you :) ... – Stefano Borini Nov 10 '11 at 14:02
Well, it's fine. Instruments is clearly a good replacement, it works well and it's less confusing. I used Shark just because I got used to it, but I won't miss it. – Stefano Borini Nov 10 '11 at 14:08
Hey - have you considered volunteering here to be a moderator? – bmike Feb 3 '12 at 15:33

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