memcpy

Authoryallop@gmail.com
LicenseMIT
Homepagehttps://github.com/yallop/ocaml-memcpy
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Maintaineryallop@gmail.com
Dependencies
&ctypes>= 0.4.0&0.12.0
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Availableocaml-version >= "4.01.0"
PublishedMay 19, 2016
Source [http] https://github.com/yallop/ocaml-memcpy/archive/0.1.0.tar.gz
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Safe and efficient copying between blocks of memory.

There are several ways of storing and accessing blocks of memory in an OCaml program, including

  • bytes and string values for mutable and immutable strings that reside in the OCaml heap
  • bigarray values for reference-counted blocks that reside in the OCaml heaps
  • Ctypes ptr values that can be used to address arbitrary addresses using typed descriptions of the memory layout.
  • Ctypes array values that provide bounds-checked access to ptr-addressed memory.

The Memcpy module provides functions for safely and efficiently copying blocks of memory between these different representations.

No package is dependent