Proposal: Add function to create new hash tables with a default
marlowsd at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 07:17:03 EDT 2010
On 15/07/2010 06:12, Jim Apple wrote:
> In other some standard libraries (Java, OCaml), hash tables can be
> created with a user-supplied size. This avoids some resizing for users
> who know they will be inserting a lot of data.
> Data.HashTable does not expose a function to do this. This proposal
> changes that.
> For a dictionary of 5 million strings, this patch saves me about 33%
> of the total execution time. For 10 million strings, this patch saves
> me 50% of the total execution time.
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