Module Unique_id.Int

An abstract unique identifier based on ordinary OCaml integers. Be careful, this may easily overflow on 32-bit platforms! Int63 is a safer choice for portability.

Int is useful when one is passing unique ids to C and needs a guarantee as to their representation. Int is always represented as an integer, while Int63 is either an integer (on 64-bit machines) or a pointer (on 32-bit machines).

The generated ids will therefore be fast to generate and not use much memory. If you do not have very stringent requirements on the size, speed, and ordering of your IDs then you should use the UUIDM library instead, which will give you a truly unique id, even amongst different runs and different machines.



type t = private

The sexps and strings look like integers.

include Bin_prot.Binable.S with type t := t
type t
include Bin_prot.Binable.S_only_functions with type t := t
type t
val bin_size_t : t Bin_prot.Size.sizer
val bin_write_t : t Bin_prot.Write.writer
val bin_read_t : t Bin_prot.Read.reader
val __bin_read_t__ : (int -> t) Bin_prot.Read.reader

This function only needs implementation if t exposed to be a polymorphic variant. Despite what the type reads, this does *not* produce a function after reading; instead it takes the constructor tag (int) before reading and reads the rest of the variant t afterwards.

val bin_shape_t : Bin_prot.Shape.t
val bin_writer_t : t Bin_prot.Type_class.writer
val bin_reader_t : t Bin_prot.Type_class.reader
val bin_t : t Bin_prot.Type_class.t
val hash_fold_t : Base.Hash.state -> t -> Base.Hash.state
val hash : t -> Base.Hash.hash_value
include Ppx_sexp_conv_lib.Sexpable.S with type t := t
type t
val t_of_sexp : Sexplib0.Sexp.t -> t
val sexp_of_t : t -> Sexplib0.Sexp.t
include Typerep_lib.Typerepable.S with type t := t
type t
val typerep_of_t : t Typerep_lib.Std_internal.Typerep.t
val typename_of_t : t Typerep_lib.Typename.t

Caveat: values created with of_float, of_sexp, or of_string may be equal to previously created values.

include Core_kernel.Comparable.S_binable with type t := t
include Core_kernel__.Comparable_intf.S_common
include Base.Comparable.S
include Base__.Comparable_intf.Polymorphic_compare
include Base.Comparisons.Infix
type t
val (>=) : t -> t -> bool
val (<=) : t -> t -> bool
val (=) : t -> t -> bool
val (>) : t -> t -> bool
val (<) : t -> t -> bool
val (<>) : t -> t -> bool
val equal : t -> t -> bool
val compare : t -> t -> int

compare t1 t2 returns 0 if t1 is equal to t2, a negative integer if t1 is less than t2, and a positive integer if t1 is greater than t2.

val min : t -> t -> t
val max : t -> t -> t
val ascending : t -> t -> int

ascending is identical to compare. descending x y = ascending y x. These are intended to be mnemonic when used like List.sort ~compare:ascending and List.sort ~cmp:descending, since they cause the list to be sorted in ascending or descending order, respectively.

val descending : t -> t -> int
val between : t -> low:t -> high:t -> bool

between t ~low ~high means low <= t <= high

val clamp_exn : t -> min:t -> max:t -> t

clamp_exn t ~min ~max returns t', the closest value to t such that between t' ~low:min ~high:max is true.

Raises if not (min <= max).

val clamp : t -> min:t -> max:t -> t Base.Or_error.t
include Base.Comparator.S with type t := t
type t
type comparator_witness
val comparator : (tcomparator_witness) Base.Comparator.comparator
include Base__.Comparable_intf.Validate with type t := t
type t
val validate_lbound : min:t Base.Maybe_bound.t -> t Base.Validate.check
val validate_ubound : max:t Base.Maybe_bound.t -> t Base.Validate.check
val validate_bound : min:t Base.Maybe_bound.t -> max:t Base.Maybe_bound.t -> t Base.Validate.check
include Core_kernel.Hashable.S_binable with type t := t
type t
val hash_fold_t : Base.Hash.state -> t -> Base.Hash.state
val hash : t -> Base.Hash.hash_value
val hashable : t Core_kernel.Hashtbl.Hashable.t
include Core_kernel__.Std_internal.Intable with type t := t
type t
val of_int_exn : int -> t
val to_int_exn : t -> int
include Core_kernel__.Std_internal.Stringable with type t := t
type t
val of_string : string -> t
val to_string : t -> string
val create : Core_kernel__.Import.unit -> t

Always returns a value that is not equal to any other value created with create.