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Re: print hash table to disk and reread in hash table


From: Xah
Subject: Re: print hash table to disk and reread in hash table
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 22:27:47 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

but is there a function or lib to save hashtable to disk? i.e.
sometimes called serializing?

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

☄

On Aug 27, 10:21 pm, Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden>
wrote:
> Xah <address@hidden> writes:
> > if i have a hash table in elisp, is there a way to save it to disk and
> > reread in when starting emacs?
>
> What you can do is creating a named hash-table at each time you start
> emacs and load a file containing (puthash that...) (puthash this...)
> etc... Here an example of one of my files:
>
> ,----
> | ;;; dvc-bookmarks-cache -*- mode: emacs-lisp; coding: utf-8; -*-
> | (puthash 'MAIL '((color . dvc-excluded) (state . "open") (time-stamp . 
> "2008.06.23")) dvc-bookmarks-cache)
> | (puthash 'CONFIG '((color . dvc-source) (state . "open") (time-stamp . 
> "2008.06.23")) dvc-bookmarks-cache)
> | (puthash 'DVC '((color . dvc-mark) (state . "open") (time-stamp . 
> "2008.08.15")) dvc-bookmarks-cache)
> | (puthash 'SOURCES '((color . dvc-unknown) (state . "open") (time-stamp . 
> "2008.06.23")) dvc-bookmarks-cache)
> `----
>
> The hash-table here is `dvc-bookmark-cache'
>
> --
> A + Thierry Volpiatto
> Location: Saint-Cyr-Sur-Mer - France



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