module Arg = Mirage_key.Arg
include Functoria.KEY with module Arg := Arg

Configuration Keys

type 'a key = 'a Functoria.Key.key

The type for configuration keys. Keys are used to retrieve the cross-stage values they are holding (by indexing contents in the autogenerated Bootgen_var module) but also to parameterize the choice of module implementation.

val create : string -> 'a Arg.t -> 'a key

create n a is the key named n whose contents is determined by parsing the command-line argument a.

Configuration Values

type 'a value = 'a Functoria.Key.value

The type for configure-time and run-time values. Values are either pure or obtained by composing other values. Values might have data dependencies, which form an (implicit) directed and acyclic graph that need to be evaluated.

val pure : 'a -> 'a value

pure x is a value without any dependency.

val ($) : ( 'a -> 'b ) value -> 'a value -> 'b value

f $ v is is the value resulting from the application of f'value to v's value. $ is the usual app operator for applicative functor.

val map : ( 'a -> 'b ) -> 'a value -> 'b value

map f v is pure f $ v.

val if_ : bool value -> 'a -> 'a -> 'a value

if_ v x y is map (fun b -> if b then x else y) v.

val match_ : 'a value -> ( 'a -> 'b ) -> 'b value

match_ v pattern is map pattern v.

val default : 'a value -> 'a

default v returns the default value for v.

val value : 'a key -> 'a value

value k is the value parsed by k.

Abstract Keys

The type for abstract keys.

val name : t -> string

name t is the string given as t's name when t was created.

val v : 'a key -> t

v k is the k with its type hidden.

val equal : t -> t -> bool

equal is the equality function of untyped keys.

val hash : t -> int

hash is the hash function for untyped keys.

val compare : t -> t -> int

compare compares untyped keys.

val pp : t Fmt.t

pp fmt k prints the name of k.

module Set = Mirage_key.Set

Set implements sets over t elements.

val of_deps : Set.t -> unit value

of_deps keys is a value with keys as data-dependencies.

val deps : 'a value -> Set.t

deps v are v's data-dependencies.

val pp_deps : 'a value Fmt.t

pp_deps fmt v prints the name of the dependencies of v.

Stages

val is_runtime : t -> bool

is_runtime k is true if k's stage is `Run or `Both.

val is_configure : t -> bool

is_configure k is true if k's stage is `Configure or `Both.

val filter_stage : Arg.stage -> Set.t -> Set.t

filter_stage s ks is ks but with only keys available at stage s.

module Alias = Mirage_key.Alias

Alias allows to define virtual keys in terms of other keys at configuration time only.

val alias : string -> 'a Alias.t -> 'a key

Similar to create but for command-line alias.

val aliases : t -> Set.t

aliases t is the list of t's aliases.

Parsing context

type context = Functoria.Key.context

The type for values holding parsing context.

val dump_context : context Fmt.t

dump_context dumps the contents of a context.

val empty_context : context
val merge_context : default:context -> context -> context
val add_to_context : 'a key -> 'a -> context -> context

Add a binding to a context.

val context : ?stage:Arg.stage -> with_required:bool -> Set.t -> context Cmdliner.Term.t

context ~with_required ks is a Cmdliner term that evaluates into a parsing context for command-line arguments. If with_required is false, it will only produce optional keys.

val mem : context -> 'a value -> bool

mem c v is true iff all the dependencies of v have been evaluated.

val peek : context -> 'a value -> 'a option

peek c v is Some x if mem v and None otherwise.

val eval : context -> 'a value -> 'a

eval c v evaluates v in c's context, using default values if necessary.

val get : context -> 'a key -> 'a

get c k is k's value in c's context. If k is not present in c, it is k's default value.

val find : context -> 'a key -> 'a option

find c k is k's value in c's context or None if k is not present in c.

val pps : context -> Set.t Fmt.t

pps c fmt ks prints the keys ks using the context c to get their value.

Code Serialization

val ocaml_name : t -> string

ocaml_name k is the ocaml name of k.

val serialize_call : t Fmt.t

serialize_call fmt k outputs Key_gen.n () to fmt, where n is k's OCaml name.

val serialize : context -> t Fmt.t

serialize ctx ppf k outputs the Cmdliner runes to parse command-line arguments represented by k at runtime.

val abstract : 'a key -> t
type mode_unix = [
| `Unix
| `MacOSX
]
type mode_xen = [
| `Xen
| `Qubes
]
type mode_solo5 = [
| `Hvt
| `Spt
| `Virtio
| `Muen
| `Genode
]
type mode = [
| mode_unix
| mode_xen
| mode_solo5
]

Mirage keys

val target : mode key

-t TARGET: Key setting the configuration mode for the current project. Is one of "unix", "macosx", "xen", "qubes", "virtio", "hvt", "muen", "genode" or "spt".

val pp_target : mode Fmt.t

Pretty printer for the mode.

val is_unix : bool value

Is true iff the target key is a UNIXish system ("unix" or "macosx").

val is_solo5 : bool value

Is true iff the target key is a Solo5-based target.

val is_xen : bool value

Is true iff the target key is a Xen-based system ("xen" or "qubes").

val tracing_size : int -> int key

--tracing-size: Key setting the tracing ring buffer size.

OCaml runtime keys

The OCaml runtime is usually configurable via the OCAMLRUNPARAM environment variable. We provide boot parameters covering these options.

val backtrace : bool key

--backtrace: Output a backtrace if an uncaught exception terminated the unikernel.

val randomize_hashtables : bool key

--randomize-hashtables: Randomize all hash tables.

GC control

The OCaml garbage collector can be configured, as described in detail in GC control.

The following keys allow boot time configuration.

val allocation_policy : [ `Next_fit | `First_fit | `Best_fit ] key
val minor_heap_size : int option key
val major_heap_increment : int option key
val space_overhead : int option key
val max_space_overhead : int option key
val gc_verbosity : int option key
val gc_window_size : int option key
val custom_major_ratio : int option key
val custom_minor_ratio : int option key
val custom_minor_max_size : int option key

Generic keys

Some keys have a group optional argument. This group argument allows to give several keys a prefix.

For example, if we have two ip stacks, one external and one internal, We can use the group option to name them in and out. This way, the available keys will be --in-ip and --out-ip.

If a key has another, non-optional argument. It is the default value.

Keys are always named the same as their command line option.

File system keys

val kv_ro : ?group:string -> unit -> [ `Crunch | `Direct ] key

The type of key value store. Is one of "crunch", or "direct".

val block : ?group:string -> unit -> [ `XenstoreId | `BlockFile | `Ramdisk ] key

Block device keys

Stack keys

val dhcp : ?group:string -> unit -> bool key

Enable dhcp. Is either true or false.

val net : ?group:string -> unit -> [ `Direct | `Socket ] option key

The type of stack. Is either "direct" or "socket".

Network keys

val interface : ?group:string -> string -> string key

A network interface.

module V4 = Mirage_key.V4

Ipv4 keys.

module V6 = Mirage_key.V6

Ipv6 keys.

val ipv4_only : ?group:string -> unit -> bool key

An option for dual stack to only use IPv4.

val ipv6_only : ?group:string -> unit -> bool key

An option for dual stack to only use IPv6.

val resolver : ?default:Ipaddr.t -> unit -> Ipaddr.t option key

The address of the DNS resolver to use.

val resolver_port : ?default:int -> unit -> int key

The port of the DNS resolver.

val syslog : Ipaddr.t option -> Ipaddr.t option key

The address to send syslog frames to.

val syslog_port : int option -> int option key

The port to send syslog frames to.

val syslog_hostname : string -> string key

The hostname to use in syslog frames.