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Re: [PATCH] Make purecopy create hash tables properly

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make purecopy create hash tables properly
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2017 14:41:47 -0500
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>  Nitpick: I'd call it `purecopy_hash_table`.
> Other functions in alloc.c that perform pure allocation for different
> objects are named in the same way (make_pure_string,
> make_pure_vector), so I merely followed this convention. 

But those make pure objects "out of thin air", whereas in the present
case what we do is to copy a pre-existing Lisp_Object into pure space.
But, yes, you're right that the distinction is largely irrelevant, so
either way is fine,


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