Celeste improvements!

danielv at netvision.net.il danielv at netvision.net.il
Fri Oct 5 12:47:46 UTC 2001

Well, we could make all the accessors to the index return only
deepCopies of entries, and never the dictionary or originals. That
should keep us safe from anything not using #instVarAt:. 

Lex, can you tell, when you're trying to save if you have extra in


Bernhard Pieber <bernhard at pieber.com> wrote:
> > > 2) Why not use ImageSegments to save the index on disk?
> >
> > I've actually tried this twice and given up in frustration.  I agree
> > that it's a wonderful solution: fast, simple, and natural.  However, I
> > kept finding excess in-pointers which kept the whole index from going
> > out.  Maybe someone cleverer or more patient or both could make this
> > work.
> Ah yes, I did not think about the in-pointers. Obviously I am more of a
> theorist than practicioner. The difference between theory and practice is
> smaller in theory than in practice... :-)
> Cheers,
> Bernhard

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