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Author rhettinger
Recipients pitrou, rhettinger, tim.peters, vstinner
Date 2013-09-01.05:14:52
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Once is resolved, I would like to see the various set optimizations applied to dictionaries as well:

* Move the key before the hash in the dict struct (the key is accessed more frequently in the code and being in the first struct position allows it to be looked-up without a struct offset).

* Don't INCREF and DECREF dummy objects.  Only one reference needs to be held.  See

* Reduce the cost of hash collisions by inspecting nearby dict entries for matches prior to moving on to other probes elsewhere in memory.  See

* Make the previous improvement more effective by using aligned memory allocations for the dict tables.  See

Collectively, these optimizations can substantially improve dictionary performance.
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