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Re: [Chicken-users] Hash table equality pitfall

From: Alex Queiroz
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Hash table equality pitfall
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 10:32:20 +0100

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Peter Bex <address@hidden> wrote:
> If they do it "correctly", how do they deal with differences in initial
> bucket size, and what do they do with hash tables having identical
> key/values but different hashing or different comparison procedures?

If I were to write a `equal?` procedure for hash-tables, my test for
"correctness" would be:

(equal? hash-table1 hash-table2) iff (equal? (hash-table->alist
hash-table1) (hash-table->alist hash-table2))

provided that `hash-table->alist` does the obvious thing.


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