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[CLJ-1373] LazySeq should utilize cached hash from its underlying seq. Created: 09/Mar/14  Updated: 20/Mar/14

Status: Open
Project: Clojure
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Enhancement Priority: Major
Reporter: Jozef Wagner Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Unresolved Votes: 0
Labels: collections, performance
Environment:

1.6.0 master SNAPSHOT


Attachments: File clj-1373.diff    
Patch: Code
Approval: Triaged

 Description   

Even if underlying seq contains a cached hash, LazySeq computes it every time.

user=> (def a (range 100000))
#'user/a
user=> (time (hash a))
"Elapsed time: 46.904273 msecs"
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user=> (time (hash a)) ;; RECOMPUTE
"Elapsed time: 10.879098 msecs"
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user=> (def b (seq a))
#'user/b
user=> (time (hash b))
"Elapsed time: 10.572522 msecs"
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user=> (time (hash b)) ;; CACHED HASH
"Elapsed time: 0.024927 msecs"
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user=> (def c (lazy-seq b))
#'user/c
user=> (time (hash c))
"Elapsed time: 12.207651 msecs"
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user=> (time (hash c))
"Elapsed time: 10.995798 msecs"
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 Comments   
Comment by Jozef Wagner [ 09/Mar/14 9:20 AM ]

Added patch which checks if underlying seq implements IHashEq and if yes, uses that hash instead of recomputing.

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