since: 1.50

Declaration [src]

pango_font_serialize (
  PangoFont* font

Description [src]

Serializes the font in a way that can be uniquely identified.

There are no guarantees about the format of the output across different versions of Pango.

The intended use of this function is testing, benchmarking and debugging. The format is not meant as a permanent storage format.

To recreate a font from its serialized form, use pango_font_deserialize().

Available since: 1.50

Return value

Type: GBytes

A GBytes containing the serialized form of font.

The caller of the method takes ownership of the returned data, and is responsible for freeing it.