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The idiom for using Container.Make is to bind the resulting module and to explicitly import each of the functions that one wants:

module C = Container.Make (struct ... end)
let count    = C.count
let exists   = C.exists
let find     = C.find
(* ... *)

This is preferable to:

include Container.Make (struct ... end)

because the include makes it too easy to shadow specialized implementations of container functions (length being a common one).

Container.Make0 is like Container.Make, but for monomorphic containers like string.


module T : sig ... end


val mem : 'a T.t -> 'a -> equal:('a -> 'a -> bool) -> bool

Checks whether the provided element is there, using equal.

val length : 'a T.t -> int
val is_empty : 'a T.t -> bool
val iter : 'a T.t -> f:('a -> unit) -> unit
val fold : 'a T.t -> init:'acc -> f:('acc -> 'a -> 'acc) -> 'acc

fold t ~init ~f returns f (... f (f (f init e1) e2) e3 ...) en, where e1..en are the elements of t

val fold_result : 'a T.t -> init:'acc -> f:('acc -> 'a -> ('acc, 'e) Result.t) -> ('acc, 'e) Result.t

fold_result t ~init ~f is a short-circuiting version of fold that runs in the Result monad. If f returns an Error _, that value is returned without any additional invocations of f.

val fold_until : 'a T.t -> init:'acc -> f:('acc -> 'a -> ('acc, 'final) Continue_or_stop.t) -> finish:('acc -> 'final) -> 'final

fold_until t ~init ~f ~finish is a short-circuiting version of fold. If f returns Stop _ the computation ceases and results in that value. If f returns Continue _, the fold will proceed. If f never returns Stop _, the final result is computed by finish.


type maybe_negative =
  | Found_negative of int
  | All_nonnegative of { sum : int }

(** [first_neg_or_sum list] returns the first negative number in [list], if any,
    otherwise returns the sum of the list. *)
let first_neg_or_sum =
  List.fold_until ~init:0
    ~f:(fun sum x ->
      if x < 0
      then Stop (Found_negative x)
      else Continue (sum + x))
    ~finish:(fun sum -> All_nonnegative { sum })

let x = first_neg_or_sum [1; 2; 3; 4; 5]
val x : maybe_negative = All_nonnegative {sum = 15}

let y = first_neg_or_sum [1; 2; -3; 4; 5]
val y : maybe_negative = Found_negative -3
val exists : 'a T.t -> f:('a -> bool) -> bool

Returns true if and only if there exists an element for which the provided function evaluates to true. This is a short-circuiting operation.

val for_all : 'a T.t -> f:('a -> bool) -> bool

Returns true if and only if the provided function evaluates to true for all elements. This is a short-circuiting operation.

val count : 'a T.t -> f:('a -> bool) -> int

Returns the number of elements for which the provided function evaluates to true.

val sum : (module Summable with type t = 'sum) -> 'a T.t -> f:('a -> 'sum) -> 'sum

Returns the sum of f i for all i in the container.

val find : 'a T.t -> f:('a -> bool) -> 'a option

Returns as an option the first element for which f evaluates to true.

val find_map : 'a T.t -> f:('a -> 'b option) -> 'b option

Returns the first evaluation of f that returns Some, and returns None if there is no such element.

val to_list : 'a T.t -> 'a list
val to_array : 'a T.t -> 'a array
val min_elt : 'a T.t -> compare:('a -> 'a -> int) -> 'a option

Returns a minimum (resp maximum) element from the collection using the provided compare function, or None if the collection is empty. In case of a tie, the first element encountered while traversing the collection is returned. The implementation uses fold so it has the same complexity as fold.

val max_elt : 'a T.t -> compare:('a -> 'a -> int) -> 'a option

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