Python Restorable Collections Documentation¶
Pickleable wrappers for Python collections with non-built-in type keys and cycles or self-references.
collections which solve the problem of unpickleable objects
when non-built-in type keys are used and form cycles, either mutually or through
A detailed article explaining the problem and this solution will soon be available at: http://www.petrounias.org/articles/
- Python >= 2.7
- Author’s website for the project: http://www.petrounias.org/software/python-restorable-collections/
- Git repository on GitHub: https://github.com/petrounias/python-restorable-collections/
- Mercurial repository on BitBucket: http://www.bitbucket.org/petrounias/python-restorable-collections/
Via setup tools:
python setup.py install
Via pip and pypi:
pip install python-restorable-collections
Import the collections wrappers from the
from restorable_collections import RestorableDict
and use it instead of the corresponding Python object:
self.foo = RestorableDict() self.foo[self] = 42
Table of Contents¶
- v1.0.0 @ 7 Sep 2014 Initial public release.
Actively developed and maintained since 2014. Currently used in production in proprietary projects by the author and his team, as well as other third parties.
- Support for non-standard collections, specifically OrderedSet and OrderedDefaultDict.
Written and maintained by Alexis Petrounias < http://www.petrounias.org/ >. Additional testing by Anastasia Niarchou < http://www.niarchou.org/ > and Andreas Protopapas < http://www.protopapas.co/ >.
Released under the OSI-approved BSD license.
Copyright (c) 2014 Alexis Petrounias < www.petrounias.org >, all rights reserved.
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