On Nov 6, 2008, at 11:32 AM, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Jim Fulton]
>> In particular, it might have a reference to the key in an internal
>> BTree node.
>> (I don't know this to be true, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was
> It was true when I was working on BTrees ... here, from
> + When a key is deleted, it's physically removed from the bucket
> it's in, but
> this doesn't propagate back up the tree: since keys in interior
> nodes only
> serve to guide searches, it's OK-- and saves time --to leave
> "stale" keys in
> interior nodes.
>> If this is the case, we can definitely fix it.
> Right, just delete that paragraph ;-)
It would be great if someone (Adam?) created a launchpad issue to fix
If I get into the BTree code, which I may do to make sizes setable via
class attributes, I'll look at fixing this.
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