Author loewis
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> I *am* a bit concerned that the possible contents of a dictentry
> change; this could cause easily-missed-in-testing breakage for
> anything that treats table as an array.

This is indeed a concern: the new code needs to be exercised.
I came up with a Py_REDUCE_HASH #define; if set, the dict will only
use the lowest 3 bits of the hash, producing plenty collisions.
In that mode, the branch currently doesn't work at all due to the
remaining bugs.
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