I've tried that and it seems like memory-growth-start doesn't work correctly (I'm using 2013-u3 because of the interactive console bug in recent versions): it lists all allocated memory from the process start as "Memory growth" until transaction end, instead of the difference between transaction start and end.
Don't know why it didn't work on your side. Have you tested my test case in article?
I just verified, it worked. My version -
# inspxe-cl -version
Intel(R) Inspector XE 2013 Update 6 (build 283349) Command Line tool
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Please see my attaching screen-shot.