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Represents a text with special symbols

type t
val dest : t

Symbol representing the location where a workflow is expected to produce its result

val tmp : t

Symbol representing an existing empty directory that can be used as a temporary space for a workflow's execution.

val np : t

Symbol representing the number of cores allocated to the workflow

val mem : t

Symbol representing the memory size allocated to the workflow, in GB.

val exe : t

Symbol representing the path of the current executable, as specified by Sys.argv.(0)

val string : string -> t

A chunk of text

val int : int -> t

Int formatting

val float : float -> t

Float formatting

val path : Path.t -> t

Path formatting

val dep : _ Workflow.t -> t

dep w is interpreted as the path where to find the result of workflow w

val quote : ?using:char -> t -> t

quote ~using:c t surrounds template t with character c

val option : ('a -> t) -> 'a option -> t

option f o is f x if o = Some x and string "" otherwise

val list : ('a -> t) -> ?sep:string -> 'a list -> t

list combinator, optional value of sep is ","

val seq : ?sep:string -> t list -> t

another list combinator, default value for sep is ""

val enum : ('a * string) list -> 'a -> t

combinator for enumerations

val file_dump : t -> t

file_dump t can be used when a command needs a configuration script: at run-time, it will generate a text using t, save it to a path, deterministically chosen as a function of t. Finally the template file_dump t is interpreted as this path.