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Scheme Procedure: make-weak-key-hash-table [size]
Scheme Procedure: make-weak-value-hash-table [size]
Scheme Procedure: make-doubly-weak-hash-table [size]
C Function: scm_make_weak_key_hash_table (size)
C Function: scm_make_weak_value_hash_table (size)
C Function: scm_make_doubly_weak_hash_table (size)

Return a weak hash table with size buckets. As with any hash table, choosing a good size for the table requires some caution.

You can modify weak hash tables in exactly the same way you would modify regular hash tables. (see Hash Tables)

Scheme Procedure: weak-key-hash-table? obj
Scheme Procedure: weak-value-hash-table? obj
Scheme Procedure: doubly-weak-hash-table? obj
C Function: scm_weak_key_hash_table_p (obj)
C Function: scm_weak_value_hash_table_p (obj)
C Function: scm_doubly_weak_hash_table_p (obj)

Return #t if obj is the specified weak hash table. Note that a doubly weak hash table is neither a weak key nor a weak value hash table.