[Python-Dev] patch: speed up name access by up to 80%

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 12 Feb 2002 15:05:05 +0100

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > * Inline small dictionary tables in the PyObject struct and only
> >   revert to external tables for larger ones. (I have an old patch
> >   for this one which you might want to update)
> I may be missing some context, but AFAIK we already do this.  See
> dictobject.h: the last item in struct _dictobject is
>         PyDictEntry ma_smalltable[PyDict_MINSIZE];

Nice :-) I must have missed that addition (or simply forgotten
about it).

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