[Python-ideas] functools.lru_cache manual cache modification

Juancarlo Añez apalala at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 21:48:43 CET 2014

On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:

> collections.OrderedDict uses its own slow linked list.
> I suppose lru_cache is micro-optimized; also, it's thread-safe.

One of the propositions is to expose these implementations in a way that:

   1. The implementation used for functools.lru_cache can be
   2. The current implementation in lru_cache can be used for other

Grako parsers, for example don't use lru_cache in memoization because they
need finer control about what gets cached.
Juancarlo *Añez*
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