conan

Identify type of your file (such as the MIME type)
Library conan.string
Module Conan_string

recognition.

Conan_string is a system-free implementation of the file recognition. This implementation does not uses any syscalls - and it can be safely used into a MirageOS example.

So Conan_string does not have an access to a database. The user must rebuild a Conan.Tree.t by himself via tree_of_string for example. Then, from this tree, the user is able to recognize a payload as a simple string with run:

let v =
  {file|0       byte    0x66
>1      byte    0x6f
>>1     byte    0x6f    foo header
|file}

let tree = match Conan_string.tree_of_string v with
  | Ok tree -> tree
  | Error (`Msg err) -> failwith err

let database = Conan.Tree.database ~tree

let m = match Conan_string.run ~database contents with
  | Ok m -> m
  | Error (`Msg err) -> failwith err
val tree_of_string : string -> ( Conan.Tree.t, [> `Msg of string ] ) result

tree_of_string str tries to parse the given str as a decision tree according to the libmagic format.

val run : database:Conan.Process.database -> string -> ( Conan.Metadata.t, [> `Msg of string ] ) result

run ~database contents tries to recognize the given contents with the help of database. The databse can be made via Conan.Process.database. Indeed, a Conan.Tree.t can have some indirect decision paths so we must pre-process the tree to agglomerate such indirections.