efficient updating of nested dictionaries
sidharthk at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 26 09:04:06 CET 2004
omission9 <omission9 at invalid.email.info> wrote in message news:<H%_Qb.2609$925.1917 at nwrddc02.gnilink.net>...
> I have a dictionary that looks like this
> I am having a problem updating this with a simple
> MY_DICT.update(NEW_DICT) as update doesn't seem to care about getting
> into the inner dicts.
> Getting the keys of each and iterating through and updating each one is
> terribly slow as the number of keys gets bigger and bigger.
> What is the bst way to update my nested dicts?
Use a tuple
unless you have a particular reason to use these nested dicts :)
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