[Python-Dev] More compact dictionaries with faster iteration

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Dec 11 10:15:38 CET 2012

Le Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:41:32 +0000,
Mark Shannon <mark at hotpy.org> a écrit :
> >
> > If you have a suggested allocation pattern or other
> > constructive suggestion, it would be would welcome.
> It seems like a reasonable starting point.
> Trying to avoid resizing the index array and the entries array at the 
> same time is probably a good idea.

Why would you want to avoid that?
If we want to allocate the dict's data as a single memory block (which
saves a bit in memory consumption and also makes dict allocations
faster), we need to resize both arrays at the same time.



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