[pypy-dev] dictionaries in RPython
mwh at python.net
Mon Nov 29 19:15:02 CET 2004
What is the current attitude to dictionaries in RPython? At one point
I thought the attitude was "constant dictionaries, constantly known
string-only keys" but in particular pypy.interpreter.argument isn't
even vaguely close to this measure. This is what crashed
translate_pypy after about 110 minutes of CPU time :) -- there's an
assert that the item in aDict[some_item] is constant.
I think to cope effectively with argument.py the SomeDict annotation
needs quite a lot of work.
<dash> i am trying to get Asterisk to work
<dash> it is stabbing me in the face
<dreid> yes ... i seem to recall that feature in the documentation
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