Irmin is a distributed database built on the same principles as Git. It can be used as an OCaml library that provides persistent stores with built-in snapshot, branching and reverting mechanisms.

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Irmin API

The irmin package defines the public API of Irmin. The entry point of the library is the module Irmin.


Irmin is designed to use a large variety of backends. Various backends are provided:

Helpers and Internal Utilities


The irmin.unix package provides Irmin related utilities for Unix applications.

The entry point of this library is the module Irmin_unix.

This package contains data structure implementations used in the implementation of Irmin. It is exposed only for internal use, and does not provide a stable API.

The entry point of this library is the module Irmin_data.