[issue9778] Make hash values the same width as a pointer (or Py_ssize_t)

Martin v. Löwis report at bugs.python.org
Sun Sep 5 08:46:11 CEST 2010


Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

> This would also impact the ABI, I suppose.

Correct. So it either needs to happen before 3.2, or wait until 4.0,
or the introduction of "wide" hashes needs to be done in a compatible
manner, likely requiring two parallel hashing infrastructures.

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title: Make hash values the same width as a pointer (or Py_ssize_t) -> Make hash values the same width as	a pointer (or	Py_ssize_t)

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