[Python-Dev] A new dict for Xmas?

Gregory P. Smith greg at krypto.org
Thu Dec 22 02:51:44 CET 2011

On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Dec 2011 21:32:44 +0000
> Mark Shannon <mark at hotpy.org> wrote:
> >
> > > per-instance attributes, it just forces them all to keep resizing up,
> > > even though individual instances would be small with the current dict.
> > There is a cut-off point, at the moment it's quite unsophisticated about
> > how it does this, but it could easily be improved.
> > Suggestions are welcome.
> Can you open an issue on the bug tracker?
> There you can either give your repo URL, or upload a patch.
> Both should allow to start reviewing the code :)
> Regards
> Antoine.

+1 I'm interested in seeing this as well.

Anything that improves the memory overhead in cpython is appreciated as it
decreases the pain when moving an app from 32bit to 64bit. :)

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