[Python-Dev] sys.intern should work on bytes

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Sep 20 15:42:17 CEST 2013

Le Fri, 20 Sep 2013 15:36:45 +0200,
Jesus Cea <jcea at jcea.es> a écrit :
> Hash: SHA1
> On 20/09/13 15:31, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> > sys.intern is an internal interpreter optimization and should be 
> > orthogonal to pickling. If pickle can't detect already-seen bytes 
> > object, then you may file an improvement request on the bug
> > tracker.
> Understood. Thanks for the clarification.
> Pickle manage correctly "same object" references, but not "different
> objects but equivalent". That is the issue.

Ah, well, in that case the issue is not in pickle, it's in your
code.  pickle doesn't try to guess if "equal" is really functionally
equivalent to "identical".



More information about the Python-Dev mailing list