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An updated version of linked-hash-map and friends
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This crate is a fork of linked-hash-map that builds on top of hashbrown to implement more up to date versions of LinkedHashMap LinkedHashSet, and LruCache.

One important API change is that when a LinkedHashMap is used as a LRU cache, it allows you to easily retrieve an entry and move it to the back OR produce a new entry at the back without needlessly repeating key hashing and lookups:

let mut lru_cache = LinkedHashMap::new();
let key = "key".to_owned();
// Try to find my expensive to construct and hash key
let _cached_val = match lru_cache.raw_entry_mut().from_key(&key) {
    RawEntryMut::Occupied(mut occupied) => {
        // Cache hit, move entry to the back.
        occupied.to_back();
        occupied.into_mut()
    }
    RawEntryMut::Vacant(vacant) => {
        // Insert expensive to construct key and expensive to compute value,
        // automatically inserted at the back.
        vacant.insert(key.clone(), 42).1
    }
};

Or, a simpler way to do the same thing:

let mut lru_cache = LinkedHashMap::new();
let key = "key".to_owned();
let _cached_val = lru_cache
    .raw_entry_mut()
    .from_key(&key)
    .or_insert_with(|| (key.clone(), 42));

This crate contains a decent amount of unsafe code from handling its internal linked list, and the unsafe code has diverged quite a lot from the original linked-hash-map implementation. As such, it should probably receive a lot more review and testing before you place any kind of serious trust in it.

Credit

There is a huge amount of code in this crate that is copied verbatim from linked-hash-map and hashbrown, especially tests, associated types like iterators, and things like Debug impls.

License

This library is licensed the same as linked-hash-map and hashbrown, it is licensed under either of:

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