Populating a dictionary, fast [SOLVED SOLVED]

Istvan Albert istvan.albert at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 20:11:57 CET 2007


On Nov 14, 6:26 pm, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
cybersource.com.au> wrote:

> On systems with multiple CPUs or 64-bit systems, or both, creating and/or
> deleting a multi-megabyte dictionary in recent versions of Python (2.3,
> 2.4, 2.5 at least) takes a LONG time, of the order of 30+ minutes,
> compared to seconds if the system only has a single CPU.

Please don't propagate this nonsense. If you see this then the problem
exists between the chair and monitor.

There is nothing wrong with neither creating nor deleting
dictionaries.

i.



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