Simplest way to convert an array into a set

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at
Mon Feb 13 18:23:31 UTC 2023

On 2/13/23 1:04 PM, Matt wrote:
> Obviously, there is no "set" object in D, but I was wondering what the 
> quickest way to remove duplicates from an array would be. I was 
> convinced I'd seen a "unique" method somewhere, but I've looked through 
> the documentation for std.array, std.algorithm AND std.range, and I've 
> either missed it, or my memory is playing tricks on me. That, or I'm 
> looking in the wrong place entirely, of course

If you sort, you can use the `std.algorithm.iteration.uniq` function to 
get that information. I don't believe there's a specific method to 
remove duplicates in place.

Also, although there isn't a set type, you can use `bool[T]` as a crude 
set type.


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