Populating a dictionary, fast

Istvan Albert istvan.albert at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 17:34:37 CET 2007


On Nov 11, 11:25 am, Michael Bacarella <m... at gpshopper.com> wrote:

> I tried your code (with one change, time on feedback lines) and got the
>  same terrible
> performance against my data set.

> To prove that my machine is sane, I ran the same against your generated
> sample file and got _excellent_ performance.  Start to finish in under a minute.

One possibility could be that your dataset turns out to be some sort
of pathological worst case for the hashing algorithm in python.

i.




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